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During the 15 years that the junta kept her under house arrest, many secretly kept pictures of Suu Kyi in their homes.Aung San Suu Kyi Faces New Charges After the Coup. Can Myanmar's Democracy Survive Without Her?|Amy Gunia|February 3, 2021|Time
Though condemned internationally for defending the military and its campaign against the Rohingya minority, the Nobel Peace Prize laureate who spent 15 years under house arrest until 2010 now finds herself again at the generals’ mercy.In Myanmar coup, Suu Kyi’s ouster heralds return to military rule|Shibani Mahtani, Timothy McLaughlin|February 1, 2021|Washington Post
Stark attacked Wanda and her brother, built a genocidal AI program called Ultron that almost destroyed the world and put Wanda under house arrest because he insisted she could not control her powers.All the Marvel Clues You Missed in WandaVision's First Two Episodes|Eliana Dockterman|January 15, 2021|Time
His absence, combined with regulatory troubles including a recent antitrust probe, have fueled wild speculation on social media about his whereabouts, with some fearing he is under house arrest.Where is Jack Ma? Social media buzz about the famous billionaire puts spotlight on Chinese tech.|Jeanne Whalen|January 6, 2021|Washington Post
It’s a shoestring budget indie about a bratty young woman whose house arrest leads to some very unexpected scares.One Good Thing: Housebound is the perfect horror comedy for the perpetually quarantined|Aja Romano|December 31, 2020|Vox
This Congress will welcome more women than ever before at 19 percent of the House and 20 percent of the Senate.
Even internally in the House, women are not getting their fair shake.
He then provides some insight into his psyche - complete with Animal House reference.Huckabee 2016: Bend Over and Take It Like a Prisoner!|Olivia Nuzzi|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Even the arguably more democratic House is only at 10 percent black members.
While 19 percent of the House is female, just one woman will get to chair one of its 20 committees.
It was a decayed house of superb proportions, but of a fashion long passed away.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
A Yankee, whose face had been mauled in a pot-house brawl, assured General Jackson that he had received his scars in battle.
On the thirteenth of the same month they bound to the stake, in order to burn alive, a man who had two religious in his house.
Old Mrs. Wurzel and the buxom but not too well-favoured heiress of the house of Grains were at the head of the table.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
It goes without saying that Ferns of all kinds are interesting plants to grow in the garden and house.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
British Dictionary definitions for house arrest
Cultural definitions for house arrest
Forcible detention in one's house rather than in a prison. House arrest is used by some nations as a way to silence political dissent without the elaborate trials and criminal proceedings that would bring bad publicity.