House arrest

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House arrest is when someone has been arrested, but not put in prison. Instead, they are made to stay in their homes, hence the term.[1]

A notable example of house arrest is Aung San Suu Kyi of Burma. She was under house arrest for much of the time between 1990 and 2010.

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  1. "house arrest". MSN Encarta. Retrieved 14 November 2010.