work camp

NOUN
  1. a camp for trustworthy prisoners employed in government projects
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  • Both the semi-autobiographical Denisovich and the non-ficiton Archipelago described Gulag life in harrowing detail, and forced the West to finally acknowledge the grave human rights abuses perpetrated inside Stalin’s brutal work camps, which at their peak housed more than two million prisoners. Russian Gulags: Then and Now | Disinformation
  • He has called for welfare recipients to be forced into work camps (housed in converted prisons), where they will be taught, among other things, personal hygiene (so much for small government). Mitchell Bard: The Tea Party All-Stars: The Worst of Extreme GOP Midterm Candidates
  • It furnished them with elegantly prepared meals (in contrast to the work camps, which still oblige laborers to sling their own hash), and it shifted the focus from hard labor to cultural exchange.
  • Meanwhile, in Gansu Province, a work camp laborer named Lin is finally released from eight years of forced labor on the outskirts of civilization. Paper Butterfly by Diane Wei Liang: Book summary
  • He did, however, return to the camp on a number of occasions over the course of the next four years, generally to receive punishment (i.e. being locked in solitary confinement for “21 days bread and water”) for escaping from various work camps. Doug Nix
  • He was captured by the Gestapo in 1944 and sent first to Buchenwald and then north to the satellite camp at Dora-Mittelbau in the Harz Mountains where he labored in the underground work camp manufacturing, among other things, the V-2 rockets Hitler hoped would save his war effort. The Lampshade
  • About a year ago, you may recall, it was all over British and U.S. news that North Korea separates disabled people according to impairment and sends them to "gulag"-like work camps. Disability in China
  • Some laws of selling hametz on Passover -- clearly not practically relevant to prisoners on the verge of death in a work camp. Sharon Brous: Defying Despair: Why I Believe
  • Goaded by two Wobbly speakers, four hundred workers from both shifts repaired to the Anderson Brothers mess hall, where they voted to strike, elected a committee to draw up a list of demands, and dispatched a delegation to pass the word to the work camps situated around the Boulder City townsite. Colossus
  • Alexei is unable to accompany her - his price for his compliance in her escape is confinement in a Soviet work camp.
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