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di tayn

  • v  deprive of freedom; take into confinement
  • v  stop or halt
  • v  cause to be slowed down or delayed

  • The 9th Circuit judges said Al-Kidd's claims plausibly suggest that Ashcroft purposely used the material witness statute to detain suspects whom he wished to investigate and detain .
  • Authorities detain bloggers for posting content, even third-party material, deemed to be false or detrimental to national unity.
  • Police routinely detain people for days without formal charge or more justification than to avoid protests or "social unrest," it said.
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  • Arizona Judge May Monitor Arpaio Civil Rights Compliance
    Phoenix Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s compliance with a court order not to detain Latino motorists and passengers only on the suspicion they are undocumented immigrants or to use race or Latino ancestry as a reason to stop a vehicle may be monitored by the judge who issued the order.
    June 14, 2013 - Bloomberg
  • Czech police detain prime minister's aide: media
    By Jan Lopatka and Robert Muller PRAGUE (Reuters) - Police from the Czech Republic's organized crime unit on Thursday detained a senior aide to Prime Minister Petr Necas, local media reported, in raids on several government offices that were confirmed by police and ministry officials. Necas himself was visited by the head of the police unit and two state attorneys, Interior Minister Jan Kubice ...
    June 13, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Police detain teen in Del Paso Heights standoff
    Sacramento police officers detained a suspect following reports that an armed person was barricaded inside a home in the Del Paso Heights area.
    June 12, 2013 - KCRA 3 Sacramento

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