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The police in Maryland had proposed using the type of ankle bracelet designed for people who are under house arrest.
Suu Kyi was a Mandela-like figure in Myanmar who spent years under house arrest for opposing the country's military dictatorship.
Hefetz, who served as Netanyahu's official spokesman from 2009 to 2010 and a media adviser to his family between 2014 and 2017, was released to house arrest on Sunday.
That was in one cynical respect true; there is no legal house arrest in China, meaning she has been held illegally.
According to Poulsen, Lamo was sentenced to six months of house arrest at his parents' home in Carmichael, California, followed by two years of probation.
Hazelwood has been placed under house arrest pending sentencing.
He was flown to Lisbon, the Portuguese capital, where he was placed under house arrest for one month.
The aging general was placed under house arrest and, in 2010, was convicted of human rights violations.
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Definition of house arrest for English Language Learners
law : the condition of being forced to stay in your home rather than in prison as a form of punishment
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