Definition of Detainees
1. Noun. (plural of detainee) ¹
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Definition of Detainees
1. detainee [n] - See also: detainee
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Literary usage of Detainees
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Brutality Unchecked: Human Rights Abuses Along the U. S. Border with Mexico by Human Rights Watch (Organization, Human Rights Watch (Organization), Americas Watch Committee (U.S.) (1992)
"There is an outside recreation area where detainees spend an hour and a half each day, ... Due Process Abuses of INS detainees Access to Telephones, ..."
2. Divide and Rule: State-Sponsored Ethnic Violence in Kenya by Binaifer Nowrojee, Bronwen Manby, Human Rights Watch (Organization), Africa Watch Committee (1993)
"Several organizations which had been active on the detainees pressed their concerns. The Parents' Committee (PC), which emerged in the mid- 1980s, ..."
3. Prison Conditions in Egypt by Middle East Watch (Organization, Middle East Watch (Organization) (1993)
"After a period of several days to one week or more, the detainees are returned ... detainees are removed from prisons for two reasons: for interrogation by ..."
4. Behind the Red Line: Political Repression in Sudan by Jemera Rone, Brian Owsley, Human Rights Watch/Africa (1996)
"It dismantled the cells specially built in the courtyard — except two cells that continued to be used to lock up detainees — and transferred the estimated ..."
5. Confessions at Any Cost: police torture in Russia by Diederik Lohman (1999)
"Russian law does not grant untried detainees the right to be examined by ... detainees thus depend on the medical personnel at prison and detention centers. ..."
6. Prison Conditions in Romania by Holly Cartner (1992)
"Among these categories are detainees, women, juveniles, and ethnic minorities. detainees There are no pre-trial detention centers in Romania. ..."
7. Prohibited Persons: Abuse of Undocumented Migrants, Asylum-Seekers, and by Human Rights Watch (Organization) (1998)
"... change or retain their nationality," and also equal rights with respect to the nationality of their children.409 The Rights of detainees Generally All ..."
8. South Africa Half-hearted Reform: The Official Response to the Rising Tide by Mary McGovern, Bronwen Manby, Africa Watch Committee (1993)
"Police Abuse of detainees. • Domestic and international human rights organizations alike have reported incidents of abuse of detainees in police custody. ..."