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internment

in turn muhnt

  • n  confinement during wartime
  • n  the act of confining someone in a prison (or as if in a prison)
  • n  placing private property in the custody of an officer of the law

  • To the police he arrogantly proclaimed the pro-Naziism which had earned him long internment.
  • Chief among them: Was the internment justified in the context of its time? Is it necessary or right to apologize for a difficult decision made under unprecedented wartime pressure?.
  • In his first major role, the 13-year-old Bale plays Jim Graham, a boy who, after being separated from his family in Shanghai, becomes a prisoner of war in a Japanese internment .
News & Articles

  • George Takei Fears NSA Spying Will Lead to Something Much Worse
    George Takei is hardly the only American concerned about the NSA's massive surveillance programs. But unlike most people, his fears are rooted in the memory of the government persecution he suffered firsthand in a Japanese internment camp .
    June 11, 2013 - New York Magazine
  • George Takei Fears NSA Spying Will Lead to Something Much Worse
    George Takei is hardly the only American concerned about the NSA's massive surveillance programs. But unlike most people, his fears are rooted in the memory of the government persecution he suffered firsthand in a Japanese internment camp .
    June 11, 2013 - New York Magazine
  • Behind the wire
    The exhibit, “Giri: Giving Back – Moving Forward,” now at the Sonoma Valley Library, tells in photographs and oral histories the experience of Japanese Americans during their incarceration in American internment camps during World War II. Branch Manager Lisa Musgrove said Sonoma County was exemplary in the treatment of Japanese Americans during this period. Neighbors and friends came to the aid ...
    June 7, 2013 - Sonoma Valley Sun
Quotes

  • David Petraeus in Washington Post
    Due to changes in the conduct of detainee operations and programs to prepare detainees for reintegration into society, we have not only gone over 10,000 releases, but our re-internment rate is less than 1 percent,said Gen. David Petraeus, the...
  • Doris Matsui in FOXNews
    Preserving these internment sites is a solemn task we all bear,said Rep. Doris Matsui, D-Calif., who was born in the Potson camp in Arizona in 1944. "Those who come after us will have a physical reminder of what they will never allow to...
  • Jaroslaw Kaczynski in International Herald Tribune
    I would like to stress that even considering communist law, what happened the night of Dec. 12-13 was illegal,said Kaczynski, who was arrested on the first day of martial law and jailed for some 10 months. "It was the illegal internment of...

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