labor camp

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a penal institution for political prisoners who are used as forced labor


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During the 61/2 years he eventually served, he survived typhoid fever while in a forced labour camp, existed on the most meagre of diets, and missed the birth of his daughter.
After surving torture, the Ravensbruck concentration camp in Germany and a forced labour camp in Poland, she and the two French girls she escaped with hid in a forest before being arrested by the SS.
Once they've had their day in court and been sentenced, they go to a tough Texas prison farm type regime; or, for the worst element, a forced labour camp - say quarry work on a remote location in the western isles.
During the Second World War, the couple were first sent to the Janwska concentration camp in Lvov, Poland -where they lived -and were later transferred to a forced labour camp.
Drug users need a compulsory drying out session - not in a prison but a forced labour camp, seven days a week, dawn to dusk, which ought to concentrate minds.
Her timber merchant father was sent to a forced labour camp in early 1944.
The convicted should be on Texas-style prison farms or, for the really bad lads, a seven days a week dawn-to-dusk forced labour camp, something they would definitely not want to return to unless their IQ is hovering on zero.
The problem of human trafficking is aggravated when the porous borders of Pakistan are used by citizens of Afghanistan, Iran and some under-developed Central Asian states to illegally transit through Pakistan or end up in forced labour camps and prostitution dens.
In the space of four years, almost a quarter of the population were executed, starved to death or died in forced labour camps.
He was a schoolboy when the Second World War broke out and later dodged Soviet forced labour camps which enslaved 700,000 of his countrymen.
However, he did get one thing right "it was certainly a socialist train service"; similar I imagine to ones taking the unfortunate to the Soviet forced labour camps in Gulag Archipelago
Up to 500,000 Roma and Sinti were killed or died as a result of starvation or disease and many more were imprisoned in forced labour camps and subjected to forced sterilisation and medical experimentation.
Ms Phillips compared the policy to the forced labour camps in Communist Russia, known as Gulag.
He has also opposed the system of forced labour camps, which the government has abolished, and featured prominently in state media for that campaign -- unusual for a government critic.