labor camp

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

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Some 64 years on she still has no idea what happened to her father, who was 41 when he was sent to the forced labour camp.
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.
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.
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.
Ms Phillips compared the policy to the forced labour camps in Communist Russia, known as Gulag.
When it is considered that at the height of Nazi power there were six death camps, 1,600 concentration camps and 900 forced labour camps dotted throughout Europe the scale of the problem can be imagined when only some of these prisoners from some of these camps suddenly appeared at Belsen.
Thousands of Estonians were transported to Gulag forced labour camps in Russia; many were executed.
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.
During the Cold War the poet and scholar Robert Conquest estimated that Stalin's purges, famines and forced labour camps cost 20 million lives.
Goods produced in China's Laogai forced labour camps "should not benefit from investments made under this bilateral investment agreement" say MEPs.
He said: "We were made to work at forced labour camps but didn't on Sundays so we would play football.
Up to 200,000 people may be imprisoned in forced labour camps.