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  • noun Plural form of detention.

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Examples

  • There are residual components from Bush's approach that have carried over into the Obama administration, such as excessive claims of state secrets and long-term detentions in Afghanistan as well as the year-long phase-out of the Guantanamo prison and the three-year pull-out from Iraq.

    Printing: WPost Sees Neocon Hope in Obama

  • There are residual components from Bush's approach that have carried over into the Obama administration, such as excessive claims of state secrets and long-term detentions in Afghanistan as well as the year-long phase-out of the Guantanamo prison and the three-year pull-out from Iraq.

    WPost Sees Neocon Hope in Obama

  • T he relationship between the Japanese-American internment and the Guantanamo detentions is an interesting one.

    Is That Legal?: July 2006 Archives

  • T he relationship between the Japanese-American internment and the Guantanamo detentions is an interesting one.

    Is That Legal?: Korematsu and Guantanamo

  • Instead, his government continues to enforce political conformity using criminal prosecutions, long- and short-term detentions, mob harassment, police warnings, surveillance, house arrests, travel restrictions, and politically-motivated dismissals from employment.

    A note to the chavistas reading this blog: the HRW report

  • Instead, his government continues to enforce political conformity using criminal prosecutions, long- and short-term detentions, mob harassment, police warnings, surveillance, house arrests, travel restrictions, and politically-motivated dismissals from employment.

    01/15/2006 - 01/22/2006

  • Within the past 12 months, Bahai rights groups say 23 Bahais across the country have been subjected to arbitrary arrests and short-term detentions, coupled with the confiscation of several Bahai properties.

    Despite Grave Danger, Iran s Bahais Study at Underground University

  • Cuba's government relies on beatings, short-term detentions, forced exile and travel restrictions to repress virtually all forms of political dissent, New York-based Human Rights Watch said in a report this month.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • "The government is clearly putting pressure on the protesters and demonstration leaders through these short-term detentions," said Peter Bouckaert, emergencies director of Human Rights Watch.

    latimes.com - News

  • In recent weeks, the Ladies in White have focused their protests on the eastern part of the country, including Cuba's second largest city, Santiago, prompting confrontations and dozens of short-term detentions.

    StarTribune.com rss feed

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