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detention centre

a place where persons (typically asylum seekers, illegal immigrants, or people awaiting trial) may be detained for short periods by order of a court
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Meanwhile, a spokesman for the Interior Ministry's Ombudsman told the GDN that its inspectors had visited detention centres following complaints about warm clothing made last year, with all problems had been resolved.
Australian church leaders have accused the Abbott government of "state-sanctioned child abuse" in asylum seeker detention centres and called for Immigration Minister Scott Morrison to resign from his office.
Australia uses offshore detention centres to process asylum seekers who often pay people smugglers in Indonesia to sail them into Australian waters.
Dato' Alias Haji Ahmad, the Director General Malaysia Immigration Department, welcomed the High Commissioner's visit to the Immigration Department and assured his department would take necessary measures to further improve physical conditions at the detention centres.
A Court of First Instance bench, presided over by Judge Maher Salama Al Mahdi, also fined the two inmates Dh100,000 to repay for the damage they inflicted on the Al Qusais detention centre in December 2009.
Another mission was conducted on April 30, to the Tawaysha detention centre where 65 Somali nationals were registered.
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.
The 24-year-old Kosovan, known only as Bekim, told the Tory leader: "What you are saying is put asylum seekers in detention centres like jails.
The organisation was hired to provide medical services to Australia's detention centres.
A DELEGATION from the Ombudsman general secretariat visited the Dry Dock Detention Centre and ensured inmates received winter clothes as per the procedure.
The inmates, including three Emiratis and one Iranian whose ages range from 21 to 27, are believed to have started a fire at the Qusais detention centre endangering the lives of 65 inmates.