detention camp


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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
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'The defendants detained more than 100 Muslim civilians in the Heliodrom detention camp. After that, they took them out in order to do forced labor.
Those left off the National Register of Citizens in Assam face being stripped of their rights, put in a detention camp and even deported.
When Debabrata Saikia, Leader of the Opposition in the Assam Assembly, visited the Kokrajhar Detention Camp in June last year, he spoke to some of the women inmates.
Summary: New Delhi [India], May 30 (ANI): Indian Army is in touch with the family of a retired Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO), who has been sent to a detention camp in Assam after a foreigners' tribunal declared him a 'foreigner'.
By 1958, the state of emergency had been lifted and Wanjiku's father released from Lamu detention camp, where many detainees died from poisonous scorpion stings.
On the other hand, a team of National Commission for Human Rights [NCHR] Pakistan headed by Chairman Commission Justice (retd) Ali Nawaz Chohan Thursday visited the National Accountability Bureau's detention camp Rawalpindi/Islamabad Bureau and directed to maintain the details of arrested persons properly.
The Department of State Services (DSS) on Tuesday evening, released the Senator representing Abia South Senatorial District, Senator Enyimnaya Abaribe after five days in it's detention camp.
Ms Foley added she was "very against" sending the men to the US detention camp at Guantanamo as it would "perpetuate the hatred".
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.