detainment : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  a state of being confined (usually for a short time)

  • Though details of Khan's detainment are classified, his lawyers claim that he and others were tortured and videotaped, charges that Hayden and CIA special-interrogation officials .
  • Drawing on the past, Hong Kong has already issued travel advisories and stepped up controls at airports, including the use of infrared temperature scans and the detainment of .
  • Keneally's main concern is with the trials of Alan Sheriff, a refugee at a bleak detainment camp in a nation that is plainly Australia.
News & Articles

  • Managing An Empowered Work Force In China
    The question on everybody's mind regarding Chip Starnes's six-day detainment, is "How could the Chinese government let this happen?"
    July 1, 2013 - Forbes
  • Pennington on public intoxication arrest: 'I made a mistake'
    Saline County Sheriff Bruce Pennington says he takes full responsibility for an error in judgment Saturday night that led to his arrest on two misdemeanor charges and a brief detainment by the Benton Police Department.
    July 1, 2013 - Benton Courier

  • Carlos Gutierrez in Guardian Unlimited
    Their unjustified detainment is exactly why Cuba needs change now,Gutierrez, a Cuban-American and co-chair of the White House Commission for Assistance to a Free Cuba, said in a statement. "The Cuban people deserve an end to these...
  • Dana Perino in RTT News
    White House Press Secretary Dana Perino said the US is "troubled by the reports of harassment, detainment, and arrests of opposition candidates and campaign workers in the lead up to the elections, as well as the allegations that large numbers of...
  • Matt Blunt in MyFox Saint Louis
    I will not tolerate illegal activity, immigration or otherwise, among our state contractors,Blunt said. "I commend our Housekeeping Manager Vernon Morris, whose keen attention ultimately led to the detainment of suspected illegal workers....

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