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no-go area

a district in a town that is barricaded off, usually by a paramilitary organization, within which the police, army, etc., can only enter by force
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The chief justice also remarked that no official including the chief secretary of the province, inspector general of police and director general of the rangers did not concede that there were no-go areas in the city.
In Croxteth, where schoolboy Rhys Jones became the innocent victim of a gang war in 2007, Liverpool city councillor Martin Cummins said: "It's ridiculous to suggest that Croxteth may be a no-go area.
No-go area may not only adversely affect ongoing steel projects, but also impact future investment in the steel sector due to the shadow of uncertainty looming over availability of critical raw material, said the ministry in its comment on Cabinet note.
Centres like Liverpool are too often no-go areas at night for people who want a good time without ending up face down on the pavement.
Describing his journeys as "my version of punk rock at 50", Rollins takes himself to supposed no-go areas such as Iran, Lebanon and Pakistan.
Ordinary, decent citizens are being upset and intimidated and are seeing streets in their towns and cities turned into no-go areas.
He added: "We have got no-go areas in certain prisons because prisoners have got complete control.
OH what a storm the Bishop of Rochester, the Right Reverend Dr Michael Nazir-Ali, caused when he said Islamic extremism has turned some communities into no-go areas for people of a different faith or race.
While no-go areas may be difficult to discern, there are areas of life that are changing.
The Prime Minister was speaking at his monthly Downing Street press conference after a senior Church of England bishop accused Islamic extremists of creating no-go areas for non-Muslims in Britain.
NONE of our communities should be police no-go areas.
And home quarantine for bird flu sufferers as well as no-go areas will also come into force if Britain is hit by the killer virus.