detention camp

NOUN
  1. an institution where juvenile offenders can be held temporarily (usually under the supervision of a juvenile court)
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How To Use detention camp In A Sentence

  • Reports of torture and mass executions in Serbia's detention camps have outraged the world's religious leaders.
  • The prisoners were discharged from the detention camp.
  • With a history of military service and labour detention camps, these provisions are not surprising.
  • Reports of torture and mass executions in Serbia's detention camps have outraged the world's religious leaders.
  • Yet despite this well-known pattern of exploitation, the company announced in January that Immigration and Customs Enforcement had awarded it a 5-year $385 million contract to build immigrant "detention facilities" (prisons) for immigrants arrested on charges of entering the country illegally and to provide construction and logistics support services in the event of an "immigration emergency," a term vague enough to cause activists to suspect the worst -- that they are openly planning to build detention camps for political dissidents. Charlie Cray: Prison Camps: BushCo's Big Growth Industry?
  • The United States was holding hundreds of alleged terrorists in a detention camp at Guantánamo Bay, some of them in solitary confinement and many designated as “illegal enemy combatants,” a term meant to exempt them from the rights and protections that were supposed to be accorded to prisoners of war. The Great Experiment
  • As President Barack Obama declared with a fanfare his intention to close the controversial Guantanamo Bay terrorist detention camp last week, he made no mention of another growing US-run prison – with more than twice as many inmates and an even murkier legal status. A New Lawfare Front
  • Thousands are being held at huge detention camps set up by US forces around Baghdad.
  • Jails and temporary detention camps are overflowing.
  • The men were unloaded in the reception area at Long Kesh Detention Camp and placed in cubicles.
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