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# detention-centre - Monday 8 July, 2019

Trump says migrant detention centres will be opened up to visits by journalists
# Border
# Border

Trump says migrant detention centres will be opened up to visits by journalists

Jul 8th 2019, 8:00 AM 7,576 Views 43 Comments

His comments come after reports over the weekend described one centre in Texas as filled with hundreds of children wearing filthy clothes.

# detention-centre - Thursday 4 July, 2019

UN Security Council fails to condemn fatal attack on Libya migrant centre
# Libya
# Libya

UN Security Council fails to condemn fatal attack on Libya migrant centre

Jul 4th 2019, 7:10 AM 5,544 Views 7 Comments

Meanwhile, Tánaiste Simon Coveney has condemned the attack.

# detention-centre - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Teen who caused €50,000 in damage to detention centre jailed for four years
# Oberstown
# Oberstown

Teen who caused €50,000 in damage to detention centre jailed for four years

Jul 28th 2018, 6:00 AM 13,006 Views 7 Comments

On one occasion Michael Ward set fire to a room.

# detention-centre - Friday 1 September, 2017

Security firm suspends 9 staff members filmed 'abusing and assaulting' detention centre inmates
# G4S
# G4S

Security firm suspends 9 staff members filmed 'abusing and assaulting' detention centre inmates

Sep 1st 2017, 2:11 PM 19,443 Views 26 Comments

BBC Panorama captured footage of the staff members in question.

# detention-centre - Sunday 4 June, 2017

Oberstown director injured during youth escape from campus says the centre is a 'constant challenge'
# Detention Centre
# Detention Centre

Oberstown director injured during youth escape from campus says the centre is a 'constant challenge'

Jun 4th 2017, 3:48 PM 13,614 Views 15 Comments

“It provided a stark reminder of the constant challenges an environment like Oberstown presents us with.”

# detention-centre - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

White House to transfer prisoners out of Guantanamo despite Trump's demands
# Legal Limbo
# Legal Limbo

White House to transfer prisoners out of Guantanamo despite Trump's demands

Jan 4th 2017, 7:08 AM 22,449 Views 57 Comments

Trump has vowed to “load (Guantanamo) up with some bad dudes” .

# detention-centre - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Oberstown teens strip-searched and held in solitary confinement for almost two weeks
# Oberstown
# Oberstown

Oberstown teens strip-searched and held in solitary confinement for almost two weeks

Sep 13th 2016, 7:42 PM 16,973 Views 0 Comments

The boys have been confined since a number of inmates gained access to the roof of the building.

# detention-centre - Monday 29 August, 2016

A fire is blazing on the roof of Oberstown's youth detention centre
# Oberstown
# Oberstown

A fire is blazing on the roof of Oberstown's youth detention centre

Aug 29th 2016, 9:40 PM 47,009 Views 116 Comments

Five units of the Dublin Fire Brigade are at the scene to try and contain the blaze.

# detention-centre - Sunday 14 August, 2016

Five teens apprehended after escaping from Dublin child detention centre
# Oberstown
# Oberstown

Five teens apprehended after escaping from Dublin child detention centre

Aug 14th 2016, 7:30 AM 41,879 Views 123 Comments

Two had remained at large last night but have since been found.

# detention-centre - Friday 29 July, 2016

Irish man to be detained at infamous Australian immigration centre "for three months"
# Perth
# Perth

Irish man to be detained at infamous Australian immigration centre "for three months"

Jul 29th 2016, 9:21 AM 76,115 Views 142 Comments

26-year-old Bernard Lee from Greystones has been detained at the notorious Yongah Hill Immigration Detention Centre near Perth.

# detention-centre - Monday 9 November, 2015

A riot is ongoing at an Australian migrant detention centre
# Christmas Island
# Christmas Island

A riot is ongoing at an Australian migrant detention centre

Nov 9th 2015, 9:34 AM 16,962 Views 47 Comments

The incident started yesterday afternoon.

# detention-centre - Monday 23 February, 2015

Child restrained with handcuffs by five staff at Oberstown campus
# Detention
# Detention

Child restrained with handcuffs by five staff at Oberstown campus

Feb 23rd 2015, 12:05 PM 20,663 Views 57 Comments

A HIQA report also found staff excessively used single separation, with one child locked in a room for 83 hours over four days.

# detention-centre - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Column: The abuse a US President – and the world – chooses to ignore
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The abuse a US President – and the world – chooses to ignore

Jan 22nd 2014, 7:00 AM 37 Views 38 Comments

In January 2009, Barack Obama signed an executive order to close the notorious detention centre at Guantánamo Bay. Five years on, detainees remain uncharged and subjected to waterboarding, prolonged isolation and force feeding.

# detention-centre - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Seven young offenders released as judge rules kids should get remission too
# Oberstown
# Oberstown

Seven young offenders released as judge rules kids should get remission too

Dec 10th 2013, 8:18 PM 11,212 Views 31 Comments

The ruling by a High Court judge today closes a gap in the law which meant teenagers had to serve full sentences, even though adults don’t.

# detention-centre - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Juvenile offenders were sent to their rooms for up to 2 hours a day
# Oberstown
# Oberstown

Juvenile offenders were sent to their rooms for up to 2 hours a day

May 30th 2013, 12:21 PM 8,154 Views 20 Comments

A HIQA report into Oberstown House detention school has found that the school has met all of the 13 recommendations set out in an action plan.

# detention-centre - Friday 7 December, 2012

McAfee hospitalised and denied asylum
# McAfee
# McAfee

McAfee hospitalised and denied asylum

Dec 7th 2012, 2:24 PM 8,370 Views 19 Comments

He was moved to hospital after he was found lying on the floor with chest pains in the room where he was being detained.

# detention-centre - Thursday 11 October, 2012

HIQA report expresses concern over alleged abuse by Gardaí
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

HIQA report expresses concern over alleged abuse by Gardaí

Oct 11th 2012, 2:00 PM 7,308 Views 25 Comments

The report said there has been no outcome from a complaint to the Garda Ombudsman and there was “little external advocacy and intervention” on behalf of the young person involved.

# detention-centre - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Government criticised for shelving plans for new youth detention centre
# Detention Centre
# Detention Centre

Government criticised for shelving plans for new youth detention centre

Jan 4th 2012, 6:11 PM 1,960 Views 17 Comments

Alan Shatter has shelved plans for a new detention centre near Lusk, but has been attacked from many sides for doing so.

# detention-centre - Friday 18 March, 2011

Riots break out in Australian detention centre
# Riots
# Riots

Riots break out in Australian detention centre

Mar 18th 2011, 2:50 PM 744 Views 0 Comments

Police fired ‘bean bag’ rounds and used tear gas canisters to gain control over the centre last night.