detention centre

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Synonyms for detention centre

a large cell where prisoners (people awaiting trial or sentence or refugees or illegal immigrants) are confined together temporarily

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He was also convicted of wrecking the detention centre on purpose and ordered him to pay for the repairs.
With no respect for rules and boundaries, Jimmie climbs through the detention centre fence.
The Busmantsi Detention centre is near Sofia and is officially referred to as a Special Home for Temporary Placement of Foreigners with the Migration Directorate of the Ministry of the Interior.
He added that the attack against the detention centre occurred at 2:00 am.
We know that they have quilts, but those will not help them as most detention centres are in open areas and close to sea, which is exposed and will be colder than other areas.
However, he warned the 157 Tamils may be subjected to indefinite detention on detention centres in Manus Island or Nauru.
Medomsley Detention Centre made headlines in 2003 when two men who once worked there were prosecuted.
Children of Rana Muhammad Amir wanted to meet his father before Eid and they will not be able to do so due to lack of interest of administration of detention centre.
According to court records, the duo and two other inmates, three Emiratis and one Iranian, whose ages range from 23 to 29, are believed to have started a fire at the Al Qusais detention centre, endangering the lives of 65 inmates.
The UNHCR in Libya said in its April update that it welcomes the positive collaboration with the 'Department of Combating Illegal Migration' (DCIM) under the Ministry of the Interior to facilitate the regular protection monitoring visits and the registration of persons of concerns in detention centres throughout the country.
Part of Sydney's Villawood immigration detention centre was burned to the ground after Australian authorities denied some of their requests for refuge.
31, 2011 (TAP) - Representatives from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) visited, on Monday, a detention centre in Tunis as well as two prisons in Mornaguia and Bizerte.
At least 160 asylum seekers are protesting against delays in processing their applications for refugee status at Australia's controversial offshore immigration detention centre on Christmas Island.
Summary: SYDNEY, June 12, 2010, SPA -- Australia moved 94 Afghan asylum-seekers to a newly reopened mainland detention centre on Saturday to ease congestion at a crowded Indian Ocean island facility, Reuters quoted a government minister as saying.
ALL 26 men who escaped from an immigration detention centre were convicted criminals, the Home Office said.