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#detention centre

# detention-centre - Monday 8 July, 2019

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.

# detention-centre - Thursday 4 July, 2019

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

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

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

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

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'

“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

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

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

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

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"

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

The incident started yesterday afternoon.

# detention-centre - 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-centre - 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-centre - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

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.

# detention-centre - Thursday 30 May, 2013

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.

# detention-centre - Friday 7 December, 2012

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.

# detention-centre - Thursday 11 October, 2012

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.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

# detention-centre - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

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.

# detention-centre - Friday 18 March, 2011

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.