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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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Brigadier Yousuf Al Adedi, director of Al Ghusais police station, said that head of the detention centre suspected the friend of one of the inmates who insisted on delivering a couple of banknotes personally to his friend inside the detention centre.
According to Malaysiakini, Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said the SOPs for the project, which will involve moving children from immigration detention centres to NGO shelters, will tentatively be finalised by the end of this month.
The LNA had launched air strikes against a militia camp near the detention centre in Tripoli's Tajoura neighbourhood.
Durham Police carried out a huge investigation involving 1,800 witnesses into what happened atMedomsley Detention Centre near Consett, from its opening in the 1960s to its closure in 1988.
The central government has allotted Rs 47 crores and Assam has provided land for constructing a new detention centre, which will be ready by August 31, with facilities that will adequately address grievances on rights violations, Mehta apprised the bench.
The delegation was informed about the activities, events and programmes provided by the Dry Dock Detention Centre to the remand detainees in various cultural fields, in line with the directives of the Interior Minister, General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, and the Interior MInistry's officials.
The figures do not show the average length of time spent in the detention centre.
Subhi, born in the detention centre, lives there with his mother and sister as part of a larger community of Rohingya families displaced from their homeland, Burma.
Since the opening of the Detention Centre, there have never been that many foreigners residing in Bulgaria illegally.
Reliable source told Sudan Tribune that gunmen on a four-wheel drive vehicle broke into the detention centre and freed several prisoners in various counts.
Bahrain Human Rights Watch Society (BHRWS) is undertaking the drive following complaints to the Interior Ministry's Ombudsman last year that detainees at the Dry Dock Detention Centre were not receiving winter clothes sent to them by their families.