detention centers

Kharkiv Pre-trial Detention Center Number 27 in Ukraine

Russia and Ukraine engage in prisoner swaps to retrieve their own fighters


The World’s Daniel Ofman spoke with Russian prisoners of war being held in a detention center in Kharkiv, Ukraine. Moscow and Kyiv are using captured POWs to retrieve their own fighters in prisoner swaps.

An inmate wearing an orange suit mops near blue plastic bags inside a detention center.

Immigrants, rights activists call on Biden to end private detention

A detainee talks with an employee in an exam room in the medial unit during a media tour at Northwest ICE Processing Center

ICE gets sued to release immigrant detainees amid COVID-19 pandemic

an illustration of the silhouettes of children on a detention center building

US government uses several clandestine shelters to detain immigrant children

Immigrants sit in a cell for incoming ICE detainees at the Adelanto immigration detention center in Adelanto, California, April 13, 2017.

ICE isn’t following its own handbook on how to deport kids

An Afghan family walks toward the Hungary-Serbia border on the day the new law takes effect.  They will live in a detention center until a decision is made on their claim.

‘How will I live there?’ Asylum seekers in Hungary are detained in shipping containers.


A new law takes effect Tuesday in Hungary to lock all asylum-seekers into detention camps made out of shipping containers, while their papers are being processed. Refugees are responding with fear.