detainee detainee  /ˌdi teɪ ˈni/

Definition(s):

  • (n) some held in custody

Usage(s):

  1. Detainee lawyers argue that the provision clashes with a 2001 Supreme Court ruling that opened the federal courts to any detainee held by the United States anywhere in the world.
  2. Military guards move a detainee at the detention center at Cuba's Guantanamo Bay Naval Base.
  3. Any detainee considered likely to take part in violence continues to be held, with an opportunity to appeal the decision every six months.

News

  1. House blocks Guantanamo detainee transfers to Yemen

    WASHINGTON, June 14 (UPI) -- The U.S. House of Representatives voted Friday to restrict transfer of detainees to Yemen, a move designed to stall the closing of the prison at Guantanamo Bay.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: UPI

  2. Charges filed against GITMO detainee

    WASHINGTON, June 11 (UPI) -- The U.S. Defense Department said it filed charges against Guantanamo Bay detainee Abd al-Hadi al-Iraqi for his role in terrorist attacks in Afghanistan.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: UPI

  3. Charges filed againt GITMO detainee

    WASHINGTON, June 11 (UPI) -- The U.S. Defense Department said it filed charges against Guantanamo Bay detainee Abd al-Hadi al-Iraqi for his role in terrorist attacks in Afghanistan.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: UPI

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