detention camp

Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.detention camp - an institution where juvenile offenders can be held temporarily (usually under the supervision of a juvenile court)detention camp - an institution where juvenile offenders can be held temporarily (usually under the supervision of a juvenile court)
correctional institution - a penal institution maintained by the government
References in periodicals archive ?
Ms Foley added she was "very against" sending the men to the US detention camp at Guantanamo as it would "perpetuate the hatred".
There was this particular detention camp we went to, they told us there were 350 Nigerians.
Migrant children detained at Karnes County Residential Center, a Texas detention camp, are being prohibited from using crayons, according to a Guardian (https://www.
The Supreme Court of Papua New Guinea has ruled the detention camp holding Iranian and other refugees to be illegal and ordered it closed, leaving the fate of the 850 people held there up in the air.
More than 750 asylum seekers held in a Papua New Guinea detention camp launched legal action on Wednesday to be moved to Australia after a court in the Pacific nation found the centre unconstitutional.
A Somali refugee has set herself on fire at an Australian-run detention camp, just days after an Iranian man died as a result of self-immolation to protest treatment in the camp, Al Jazeera reported.
HAILED Pope meets a boy in detention camp on Lesbos
He had spent 14 years locked up at the brutal US detention camp in Cuba after being accused of being an al-Qaeda recruiter with links to Osama bin Laden.
The Nadeem Center for Rehabilitation of Victims of Violence has presented documents stamped by prosecution lawyers confronting the Interior Ministry's denial of a detention camp for minors in Banha.
Perhaps Mr Cameron doesn't know that most prisoners released from Guantanamo Bay detention Camp alleged religious abuse by their American prison guards that included flushing the Koran down the toilet, defacing the Koran, and tearing pages out of the Koran.
CANBERRA, Australia -- An asylum seeker was killed and scores were injured when a violent protest ended with a breakout from an immigration detention camp run by Australia on the South Pacific island nation of Papua New Guinea, an official said today.
The Court of Appeals has directed Justice Secretary Leila de Lima to investigate the incarceration of a woman for five years without charges, a situation that it says is similar to that of detainees in the infamous Guantanamo Bay detention camp in Cuba.