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Saturday 9 December 2023 Dublin: 7°C

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Trump says migrant detention centres will be opened up to visits by journalists
His comments come after reports over the weekend described one centre in Texas as filled with hundreds of children wearing filthy clothes.
UN Security Council fails to condemn fatal attack on Libya migrant centre
Meanwhile, Tánaiste Simon Coveney has condemned the attack.
Teen who caused €50,000 in damage to detention centre jailed for four years
On one occasion Michael Ward set fire to a room.
Security firm suspends 9 staff members filmed 'abusing and assaulting' detention centre inmates
BBC Panorama captured footage of the staff members in question.
Oberstown director injured during youth escape from campus says the centre is a 'constant challenge'
“It provided a stark reminder of the constant challenges an environment like Oberstown presents us with.”
White House to transfer prisoners out of Guantanamo despite Trump's demands
Trump has vowed to “load (Guantanamo) up with some bad dudes” .
Oberstown teens strip-searched and held in solitary confinement for almost two weeks
The boys have been confined since a number of inmates gained access to the roof of the building.
A fire is blazing on the roof of Oberstown's youth detention centre
Five units of the Dublin Fire Brigade are at the scene to try and contain the blaze.
Five teens apprehended after escaping from Dublin child detention centre
Two had remained at large last night but have since been found.
Irish man to be detained at infamous Australian immigration centre "for three months"
26-year-old Bernard Lee from Greystones has been detained at the notorious Yongah Hill Immigration Detention Centre near Perth.
A riot is ongoing at an Australian migrant detention centre
The incident started yesterday afternoon.
Child restrained with handcuffs by five staff at Oberstown campus
A HIQA report also found staff excessively used single separation, with one child locked in a room for 83 hours over four days.
Column: The abuse a US President – and the world – chooses to ignore
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.
Seven young offenders released as judge rules kids should get remission too
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.
Juvenile offenders were sent to their rooms for up to 2 hours a day
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.
McAfee hospitalised and denied asylum
He was moved to hospital after he was found lying on the floor with chest pains in the room where he was being detained.
HIQA report expresses concern over alleged abuse by Gardaí
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.
Government criticised for shelving plans for new youth detention centre
Alan Shatter has shelved plans for a new detention centre near Lusk, but has been attacked from many sides for doing so.
Riots break out in Australian detention centre
Police fired ‘bean bag’ rounds and used tear gas canisters to gain control over the centre last night.