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to enclose so as to hinder or prohibit escape

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confine as if in a prison

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Pelican Bay State Prison was opened in 1989 with over 1,000 cells specifically designed to imprison people in long-term solitary confinement.
With the benefit of hindsight it is even more evil, that the international community has allowed Israel, to build a wall around the Gaza strip to imprison the people of Palestine.
rainbowbrite I also live within the race boundaries, and please imprison me next year, in fact imprison me twice a year.
The government exploits the public's collective fear as an excuse to persecute and imprison Muslims, political dissidents, and gays and lesbians.
Second is In the Name of the Father, a film about a petty robber from Belfast named Gerry Conlon, whom the British implicate and imprison for an IRA bombing of a pub that kills several people.
Roosevelt to suppress, and ultimately imprison, its critics, particularly those who opposed U.S.
The report said England and Wales imprison the second-highest proportion of the population of any Western European country: 126 per 100,000, with only Portugal imprisoning a higher proportion of 144.
In Romania, Article 200 of the penal code--"causing a public scandal--has been used to imprison countless gays and lesbians for up to five years.
The Spanish State's actions escalated this weekend when they started the proceedings to imprison the former Catalan president, Carles Puigdemont and other Catalan leaders, including St Andrew's University lecturer, Professor Clara Ponsati.
Some were imprisoned for no other identified reason than that the government considered them "enemies of the state." The government has used overly broad and ill-defined charges of "anti-constitutional activity" and "religious extremism" to imprison many of them.
Falk said that the orders "appear to enable Israel to detain, prosecute, imprison and/or deport any and all persons present in the West Bank." Falk's concern principally lies with the Israeli definition of "infiltrator", which Falk called "open-ended", and said that "even if ...
The House of Lords have ruled the powers they gave themselves to imprison foreign nationals without trial or limit of time are unlawful.
Mobbs' assertion of unqualified executive power to imprison people without trial is of a piece with Saddam Hussein's infamous remark: "Law consists of two lines above my signature."
DiIulio was initially skeptical of the notion that the drug laws imprison large numbers of people who are not menaces to society.
Pakistani nationals were imprisoned at Bangkok's high-security Klong Prem prison.