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The chief’s enemies accused him of being part of al-Qaeda, so he was arrested and put in a detention camp, along with Ahmad and others in his entourage.

A very complicated ethical debate has arisen from the mess that is the Guantánamo Bay detention camp.

From the western Tibetan town of Ngari, I was taken to Lhasa, where I was thrown into a detention camp.

Remember that January 22, 2010, deadline President Obama set for closing the detention camp at Guantanamo Bay?

Dan Rather interviews Lakhdar Boumediene, a man who spent nearly seven years in the U.S. detention camp at Guantánamo Bay.

But York was assigned to the command of his prisoners, to carry them back to a detention camp.

On the way to the detention camp the column was shelled by German guns from one of the hilltops.

And suddenly I saw the letter about the Jewish detention camp, which I had forgotten all about.

Of course, everything I knew about the Jewish detention camp I had written in my letter.

Nov. 7—Conspicuous insignia removed from officers; British civilians sent to detention camp.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to detention camp, such as: concentration camp, forced-labor camp, gulag, internment camp, konzentrationslager, and labor camp.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.