Posts Tagged ‘detention’

DHS Preps for Title 42 End with Migrant Detention Center Construction

EAGLE PASS, Texas — The Department of Homeland Security began construction of a soft-sided migrant detention facility in a remote part of Maverick County. This marks the first project of its kind as part of Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas’ Southwest Border Mass Irregular Migration plan. The facility is expected to be operational before June.

Saudi’s Mohammed Bin Nayef Tortured upon Detention in 2020, NYT Reveals

 January 11, 2022

Detention centre in Lithuania opened after inmate won compensation

Lithuania has opened up a former riding club on the outskirts of its capital Vilnius to the media which was once used by the CIA as a rendition facility. It came after the Justice Ministry paid compensation to Abu Zubaydah, who, according to human rights groups, was tortured whilst being interrogated by the CIA in […]

Palestinian prisoners enter 40th year in Israel detention

The two longest-serving Palestinian freedom fighters incarcerated in Israel have entered their 40th and last year behind bars, Palestinian Wafa news agency reported citing the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) yesterday. According to PPS, Karim Younis, 63, and his cousin, Maher Younis, 64, both from the Arab-Israeli town of Ara in northern Israel, were detained on 6 January […]

Israel renews administrative detention against Palestinian MP from Jerusalem

Military Court of Israeli occupation renewed, on Wednesday, administrative detention against Palestinian MP from Jerusalem, Mohammad Abu Teir, 71, Prisoners Media Office said in a statement. According to the statement, this is the second six-month administrative detention renewed against Abu Teir, who spent a total of 36 years inside Israeli jails. In 2010, the Israeli […]

Libya orders pre-trial detention of cultural minister

The Libyan Public Prosecutor Al-Siddiq Al-Sour on Wednesday ordered the detention of the Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development Mabroukah Toughi on charges of financial corruption. According to a statement issued by the Attorney General’s office, the Public Prosecution issued the order after identifying instances where she was “obtaining benefits by violating the laws and regulations of […]

New York Assembly To Introduce a Bill That Calls for Indefinite Detention of Unvaccinated at Governor’s Whim

In the next legislative session beginning January 5th, 2022, the New York Senate and Assembly could vote on a bill that would grant permissions to remove and detain cases, contacts, carriers, or anyone suspected of presenting a “significant threat to public health” and remove them from public life on an indefinite basis. Bill A416 presents a […]

New York Legislation Provides for Indefinite Detention of Unvaccinated at Governor’s Whim.

by Kay Smythe December 18, 2021 In the next legislative session beginning January 5th, 2022, the New York Senate and Assembly could vote on a bill that would grant permissions to remove and detain cases, contacts, carriers, or anyone suspected of presenting a “significant threat to public health” and remove them from public life on […]

Countries must repatriate 27,000 children from Syria detention camp, Amnesty urges

The human rights organisation, Amnesty International, has called on states to repatriate 27,000 of their child nationals from the Al-Hol camp in north-east Syria, where the children of foreign nationals who went to fight for Daesh are currently being held. In a report released by the organisation today, its Syria researcher, Diana Semaan, stated that […]

Turkey Threatens to Expel U.S. Ambassador for Condemning Detention of Activist

President Erdogan Set to Oust 10 Western Envoys Calling for Justice in Kavala Case 10/25/2021 Turkey (International Christian Concern) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called for the expulsion of 10 Western envoys, including the U.S. ambassador, from Turkey. The envoys represent countries that have made public […]

Libyan guards ‘shoot six migrants dead’ at Tripoli detention centre

Libyan guards shot dead six African migrants in a detention centre in Tripoli on Friday, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said, denouncing “terrible” living conditions in the overcrowded place. The shooting took place in the Al-Mabani detention centre where some 3,000 migrants are being held, IOM official Federico Soda told AFP. “Six migrants in […]

COVID-19 Detention Camps: Are Government Round-Ups of Resistors in Our Future?

It’s no longer a question of whether the government will lock up Americans for defying its mandates but when. This is what we know: the government has the means, the muscle and the motivation to detain individuals who resist its orders and do not comply with its mandates in a vast array of prisons, detention centers, and FEMA concentration […]

Will Investing In Community Groups Keep Immigrants Out Of Detention?

Above Photo: A family of asylum seekers from Cuba boards a Border Patrol Inmate transport after turning themselves in to agents on May 13 in Yuma, Arizona. Apu Gomes/Getty. Advocates say the new approach could help transform the country’s immigration system. “It’s solidarity, not charity,” said Grace Kindeke, who helps people recently released from immigration […]

Internet Shutdown And Detention And Torture Of Journalists In Eswatini

Above Photo: Communist Party of Swaziland We, a group of progressive news publications from around the world, stand together against the attacks on New Frame journalists Magnificent Mndebele and Cebelihle Mbuyisa by the government in eSwatini. On Sunday 4 July 2021, Mndebele and Mbuyisa, who were on assignment in the country were detained, assaulted and […]

American Survives CCP Detention and Torture

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Steven Schaerer, who is based in the San Francisco Bay Area, is a survivor with a harrowing story to tell. After graduating from college, he worked in Beijing for five years and founded an educational consulting firm in his 20’s. In October 2016, while still in China, he was wrongly accused of illegal […]

DHS to Close 2 Migrant Detention Centers After Allegations of Abuse

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced on Thursday that it will close two migrant detention centers, both of which face allegations of abuse. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas ordered Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to stop using the C. Carlos Carreiro Immigration Detention Center in North Dartmouth, Massachusetts. In a report (pdf) released in December […]

Scotland: Hundreds Of People Block Detention Of Immigrant Neighbors

Above photo: An immigration van in Kenmure Street, Glasgow, surrounded by protesters. Andrew Milligan/PA. Glasgow, Scotland – One of two men detained by immigration officers in Scotland and subsequently released after protesters blocked them from leaving has said he’s grateful “fate” bought him to live among the demonstrators in Glasgow. On Monday evening, protesters sat on the road in […]

A month later, Israeli military admits detention of Palestinian children was improper

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

Jordan releases 16 people tied to royal feud, but some remain in detention

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

مواقف تضامنية مع الصحافية صابرين دياب ورفض إقدام الاحتلال على احتجازها قسرياً في منزلها Solidarity with the journalist Sabreen Diab and rejecting the occupation’s forced detention in her home

المصدر أعلنت الحملة الأهلية لنصرة فلسطين وقضايا الأمة، في بيان انه «منذ أسبوع والصحافية المناضلة صابرين دياب من قرية طمرة في فلسطين المحتلة عام 1948، تتعرّض للاحتجاز القسري في منزلها من قبل سلطات الاحتلال الصهيوني، وذلك لمنعها من ممارسة أي نشاط وطني أو قومي في مواجهة الاحتلال ودعم قضايا الأمة ورموزها». وأشارت الحملة في بيان […]

Ted Cruz Dons All-White Suit To Cry Outside Biden’s Detention Centers

DONNA, TX—After disturbing pictures were released of conditions inside migrant detention facilities on the border, Senator Ted Cruz donned a bright white suit and visited the border with a camera crew to weep bitterly outside the chain-link fence. “I’m here to see what’s really going on down here,” said Cruz, tears streaming down his face. […]

Data: Illegal Aliens in ICE Detention Hit ‘Record Low’ in Joe Biden’s First Month

The total number of illegal aliens in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention facilities has hit a “record low” in President Joe Biden’s first month in office, newly released data reveals. Data collected by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse at Syracuse University (TRAC) finds that ICE held just 13,529 illegal aliens in detention by the end […]

The View From Inside America’s Child Immigrant Detention Shelters

Above photo: The interior of a CBP facility in McAllen, Texas. U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP. NOTE: This article was originally published by WSWS in 2018, but given the rise of migrant youth being imprisoned at the border, it seems appropriate to remind ourselves of the brutal treatment they […]

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s detention ‘blot on British diplomacy’, says husband ahead of scheduled release

The five-year-long detainment of a British mother in Iran is a “blot on British diplomacy”, her husband has said. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who is a British-Iranian dual national, has been detained in Tehran since 2016 when she was sentenced to five years in prison over allegations, which she denies, of plotting to overthrow the Iranian government. […]

Five Palestinian Minors Say They were Beaten, Tortured during Detention

February 2, 2021 Palestinian minors are tortured and abused in Israeli jails. (Photo: File) Five Palestinian minors said they were severely beaten and tortured by Israeli soldiers and interrogators during detention, today said the Palestinian Commission for Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs. The Commission said it got affidavits from the five minors, who gave details of […]

Tehran says ‘technical issue’ cause of vessel detention after Indonesia seizes Iranian tanker over alleged illegal oil transfer

Tehran has dismissed allegations that an Iranian-flagged oil tanker has been seized for illegally transferring oil, despite Indonesian authorities claiming the ship was “caught red-handed.” Speaking on Monday, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said they were still waiting for more information from the Indonesian government but claimed a senior Iranian diplomat had assured Tehran […]

Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp: Arrests, Indictments and Executions for Thousands of New Ex-Elite Prisoners – Official Documents

Before Its News. ComMedeea Greere Before we get started, let us first understand that before Trump was POTUS GITMO (Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp) was a fraction of the size it now is. This can be clearly confirmed by the following visuals, identifying a significant amount of expansion for what is expected to be tens of […]

Germany Plans To Put COVID Dissidents In ‘Detention Camps’

Germany is planning to put COVID dissidents who repeatedly fail to follow draconion lockdown rules into Covid jail. Germans who refuse to quarantine after being exposed to Covid will be held in facilities that have been described as ‘detention camps’ detention under new rules prepared by regional authorities. According to the Mail Online: The eastern […]

Germany to Put COVID Rulebreakers in ‘Detention Camp’

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The hostages: Iran’s relentless detention of foreigners and dual nationals a roadblock to relations with the West

As she boarded what appeared to be an Australian government plane late Wednesday, her nightmare drew to a close. After more than two years locked up in Tehran’s Evin Prison, the 33-year-old British Australian scholar Kylie Moore-Gilbert was heading home.   “I am extremely pleased and relieved to advise that Dr Kylie Moore-Gilbert has been […]

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