detention camp

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an institution where juvenile offenders can be held temporarily (usually under the supervision of a juvenile court)

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Director-General of National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Dame Julie Okah-Donli, made this known in Abuja while briefing newsmen on the effort of the government to repatriate Nigerians being held in detention camps in Libya.
In fact, just before the Supreme Court decision, an Iranian who had been settled outside the detention camp was caught trying to break into the camp, saying he felt safer there.
With two refugees setting themselves on fire after being sent to offshore detention camps, will (the minister for immigration) finally accept the consequences of putting desperate people in a situation even worse than the trauma they are fleeing?
Asylum seekers attempting to reach Australia by boat - from the Middle East, Afghanistan and South Asia - are intercepted and sent to a detention camp on the Pacific island of Nauru, about 1,800 miles northeast of Australia, where they await processing.
Nadeem Center lawyer, Halim Henish, who is working on the case, noted that this is not the only unofficial detention camp for minors, as such detention camps exist across Egypt.
The government has intercepted them at sea and sent to detention camps at Manus Island, part of Papua New Guinea, or the tiny Pacific atoll nation of Nauru.
Guantanamo Bay detention camp is a United States military holding and interrogation center within Guantanamo Naval Base in Cuba.
ambassador arrangements for the visit of a Yemeni delegation to Guantanamo detention camp to get acquainted with the situations of the Yemeni detainees there.
According to reports, the Tamil Nadu Q branch police are running an illegal detention camp in Chengalapattu.
Summary: RIYADH: The government detention camp (Tarheel) in Jeddah has opened its doors to register visa overstayers for repatriation to their respective countries.
Reporters at the Safe detention camp heard the immigrants protesting against what they called the "inhuman" living conditions.
The European Commission is "very concerned" about the idea that Guantanamo Bay detention camp might not be closed, in the wake of adoption by the Republican-dominated US Congress of a bill prohibiting the transfer to US soil of detainees from the prison camp, the symbol of the abusive practices of the Bush-era counter-terrorism drive.
Hezbollah Official in the South Sheikh Nabil Qaouk met at the formerly Al-Khiam Detention Camp with Iranian President Advisor Ali Akbar Welayati on top of a delegation comprising of Iranian Ambassador to Lebanon Ghadanfar Roken Abadi.
The United States has sent back around 120 Saudis from the detention camp at the US naval base in Cuba, set up after the US launched a "war on terror"
My project is an interpretation of a real detention camp and my imagination portrays the treatment that the prisoners would be getting there.