Sentence Examples

  • A royal decree, dated February 1891, established three classes of prisons: judiciary prisons, for persons awaiting examination or persons sentenced to arrest, detention or seclusion for less than six months; penitentiaries of various kinds (ergastoli, case di reclusione, detenzione or custodia), for criminals condemned to long terms of imprisonment; and reformatories, for criminals under age and vagabonds.
  • Urgent detention of acquitted persons Section 134: power of court to detain acquitted persons 259.
  • Israel allows for the arbitrary detention of any Palestinian civilian for up to 6 months without trial.
  • No one shall be subjected to arbitrary arrest, detention or exile.
  • There have been numerous suicide attempts in the detention camp.

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