And the food is supposedly worse than the conditions of confinement.
Manning, reportedly being held in confinement in Kuwait, is already facing court martial in the military justice system.
The report says that the purpose of confinement to a mental hospital is often a means to rein in critics of the government.
1590s, from French confinement (16c.; the Old French word was confinacion), from confiner (see confine). As a euphemism for "childbed" it dates from 1774 (the Middle English expression was Our Lady's bands).
confinement con·fine·ment (kən-fīn'mənt)
The act of restricting or the state of being restricted in movement.