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# detention - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

'It is what keeps me awake at night': Irish fears rise as migrants are detained in the US

Undocumented Irish woman Ali is living in limbo in the US.

# detention - Thursday 13 December, 2018

China confirms detention of 2 Canadians as tensions rise between countries

The two cases ratchet up pressure on Canada, which is holding Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies.

# detention - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Mental health patients to be re-examined due to emergency legislation to address 'unconstitutional' law

A total of 124 patients who have been involuntarily detained will have to be ex-examined by their consultant psychiatrists.

# detention - Friday 17 August, 2018

US government still holds 565 immigrant children

Rights groups challenged the separations and a federal judge in California ordered the families brought back together by 26 July.

# detention - Saturday 23 June, 2018

French teenager spent two weeks in US detention after she crossed Canada border jogging on beach

‘We were locked up all the time and in the yard there was barbed wire and dogs.’

# detention - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

'Indefensible, immoral, shocking': Coveney on the separation of children at US borders

Official data shows more than 2,000 children have been separated from their parents or guardians since early May.

LISTEN: Children at US detention centre cry out for parents, plead with immigration agents

The audio features the voice of a six-year-old girl who repeatedly asks officials to call her aunt so she can leave.

# detention - Friday 30 June, 2017

Gardaí called to Oberstown over 'disturbance' involving residents

Two incidents were resolved successfully, said the director of Oberstown.

# detention - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

China releases human rights lawyer after 'show trial'

Xie Yang, who was arrested in 2015, pleaded guilty to charges of “inciting subversion of state power”.

# detention - Sunday 5 February, 2017

Turkish police detain 400 suspected members of Islamic State

Some of the people detained are suspected of planning attacks.

# detention - Friday 2 September, 2016

Staff at Oberstown postpone industrial action to allow talks on safety

The campus had made headlines this week after a fire and violence that broke out at the facility on Monday.

# detention - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

15-year-old boy facing additional jail time for throwing paint at fellow teenager on Luas

The boy had viciously assaulted his victim one month prior to the Luas incident the court heard today.

# detention - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Refugee convicted of attempting suicide during attempt to move him

The man was moved from an Australian-funded detention camp on the Pacific island of Nauru.

# detention - Saturday 27 February, 2016

Three youths start fire while 'trashing' room at Dublin detention centre

A source within the facility said staff had to assist gardaí in restraining them.

# detention - Thursday 14 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge A Canadian teenager got detention for wearing this dress and her response was brilliant Everyday Sexism

A Canadian teenager got detention for wearing this dress and her response was brilliant

It was an “inappropriate and a sexual distraction to the young men.”

# detention - Monday 23 February, 2015

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.

# detention - Saturday 25 October, 2014

How many children were sent to detention schools this year?

There are three such institutions in Ireland, all based in Dublin.

# detention - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Irish man stopped while boarding ferry to Holyhead, €168,000 seized

A detention order for the man was granted today at the Criminal Courts of Justice.

# detention - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Fifth male arrested in UK terrorism investigation

The arrest took place on Tuesday but was not disclosed at the time for operational reasons.

# detention - Saturday 13 September, 2014

Trial of human rights activist 'based on scant and dubious evidence'

Another female activist arrested after a protest in June is currently on hunger strike.

# detention - Thursday 26 June, 2014

More than a dozen children admitted as involuntary patients in 2013

There were 1,591 adult involuntary admissions last year and 541 regrades of patients.

# detention - Friday 23 May, 2014

Californian man charged with decade-long kidnap of ex-girlfriend's daughter

Garcia allegedly groomed her while still living with her mother, and then kidnapped her after a fight.

# detention - Monday 24 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge It's 30 years since The Breakfast Club met for detention Sincerely Yours

It's 30 years since The Breakfast Club met for detention

Don’t you forget about me.

# detention - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

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.

# detention - Friday 22 November, 2013

One of the largest fishing vessels in the world detained by Irish Naval Service

It brings to 922 the number of boardings conducted this year by the Naval Service.

# detention - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Construction to begin on new juvenile detention facility in Oberstown

Minister for Children Frances Fitzgerald will turn sod on Monday at the site to mark the beginning of construction.

# detention - Friday 23 August, 2013

No update on status of Halawa siblings being held in Egypt

The four Irish citizens have been detained in a Cairo prison for nearly a week.

# detention - Saturday 17 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge 12 incredible reasons for getting a detention Troublemaker

12 incredible reasons for getting a detention

If you’re going to get in trouble, it might as well be for a brilliant reason.

# detention - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Enda Kenny: Religious orders should reflect on making a monetary contribution to Magdalenes

The religious orders who were responsible for the Magdalene Laundries should give money towards the compensation scheme, but Enda Kenny says he won’t go down the legal route to ensure they do.

Shatter: Religious orders have a moral and ethical obligation to contribute to Magdalene survivors

The minister said it would not be lawful to remove the religious orders charitable status and there’s no scope to take legal action against those who refuse to contribute to the compensation scheme.

# detention - Saturday 29 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge 16 things that made you THE coolest kid in school Detention

16 things that made you THE coolest kid in school

You owned those corridors.

# detention - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

British fishing vessel detained off Aran Islands

The vessel was detained by the Naval Service in relation to an alleged breach of fishing regulations.

# detention - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

"No evidence of rendition" in garda investigations

The Department of Justice was responding to a report published today claiming Ireland facilitated the CIA’s rendition programme.

Report shows Ireland facilitated CIA rendition programme

The report indicates that flights involved in the transportation of some high profile detainees are suspected of having refueled at Shannon.

# detention - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Plane used to transfer unlawfully detained man landed at Shannon

The plane used by the CIA landed in Shannon Airport on its way to Macadonia to pick the man up.

# detention - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Naval Service detain Spanish fishing vessel off Cork coast

The detention of the vessel was in relation go alleged breaches of fishing regulations.

# detention - Sunday 2 December, 2012

Naval Service detain fishing vessel off Cork coast

The detention was in relation to alleged breaches of fishing regulations.

# detention - Sunday 19 August, 2012

Law reform could expedite appeals over mental health detention

The length of time to appeal being institutionalised may be shortened if changes to the Mental Health Act are introduced. Campaigners say it is not enough to address the issue of “involuntary detention”.

# detention - Thursday 3 May, 2012

UN concerned about possible death by torture in Libya

The UN mission to Libya has expressed concerns about the recent deaths of three people being held in detention in the country, saying they may be a result of torture.

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