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  Labor camp - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A labor camp is a simplified detention facility where inmates are engaged in penal labor.
The labor camp was a way for the Soviet Union to stop the population from rebelling, and it was a tool of fear.
In Communist Romania, labour camps were operated for projects such as the building of the Danube-Black Sea Canal and the desiccation of the Great Brăila Island, on which enemies of the regime were "re-educated" by forced labour.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Labor_camp   (812 words)

  
 Gulag - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The term "corrective labor camp" was suggested for official use by the politburo of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union session of July 27, 1929, as a replacement of the term concentration camp, commonly used until that time.
It was not uncommon for the survivors of Nazi camps to be transported directly to the Soviet labour camps.
Camp guards were also given stern incentive to keep their inmates in line at all costs; if a prisoner escaped under a guard's watch, the guard would often be stripped of his uniform and become a Gulag inmate himself.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gulag   (3773 words)

  
 Labor Camp
Labor Camp rejects the notion that cultural contribution is made only through material goods broadly defined as art.
Labor Camp Orchestra is the Aural Branch of the Labor Camp.
A determination was made at the Labor Camp that certain themes and their unique phraseology are of special value to the public.
laborcamp.mcad.edu   (1002 words)

  
 Labor camp   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A labor camp is a simplified detention facility where inmates are engaged in forced labor.
Labor camps have many common aspects with slavery and with prison s.
The Khmer Rouge operated labor camps in Cambodia following their seizure of power, for the "rehabilitation" of the (loosely defined) bourgeois classes.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Labor_camp.html   (686 words)

  
 Chapter XI. Temporary Labor Camp Inspections - MOSH Field Operations Manual
Camps shall be selected in the order prescribed until the number of camps selected equals the number of projected inspections for the year.
Camps on the inspection list may be selected and inspected in any order that makes efficient use of available resources within each geographic area.
Camp inspections shall be scheduled during regular working hours in accordance with procedures in Chapter III of this Manual.
www.dllr.state.md.us /labor/fom/chapter11/chapter11.htm   (1805 words)

  
 UT Admin Code R392-501. Labor Camp Sanitation.
Labor Camp shall mean one or more buildings, structures, tents or related facilities together with surrounding grounds set aside for use as living quarters for groups of migrant laborers or temporary housing facilities intended to accommodate construction, mining or demolition workers, etc.
All camp toilet and washroom facilities shall be inspected as necessary.
3.5 In any labor camp where it is infeasible to pipe water into the area, an alternate supply may be permitted upon approval of the Director or director of the local health department having jurisdiction.
www.rules.utah.gov /publicat/code/r392/r392-501.htm   (1836 words)

  
 Operating an Agricultural Migrant Labor Camp in Ohio, FLR-1-01
State Regulations Agricultural labor camps are regulated by the Ohio Department of Health under the authority of Section 3733 of the Ohio Revised Code (ORC).
Establishing criteria for voluntary standards for agricultural labor camps (in cooperation with the agricultural labor camp advisory committee).
The ODH license for all licensed camps expires on Dec. 31.
ohioline.osu.edu /flr-fact/0001.html   (1205 words)

  
 forced labor camp production   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
According to his own investigation with survivors from the labor camp and residents living in the industrial area of Daxing city, Frederic Koller wrote a report that was published in the Saturday economy section of Geneva Le Temps on April 13, 2002.
The labour camp confined Gao Shanshan into a solitary compartment at once and illegally extended her term in the labor camp for an additional two months to make this 20-year old practitioner suffer from psychological persecution.
She was sentenced to forced labor camp for three years without any trial and without a lawyer only because she handed out flyers in the street to clarify to the Truth about Falun Gong.
www.upholdjustice.org /English.2/forced_labor_products_report.htm   (7323 words)

  
 Plaszow Concentration Camp - shown in Schindler's List
The next stage of the Final Solution for the Krakow Jews was the liquidation of the Podgorze ghetto and the transportation of the remaining Jews to the forced labor camp at Plaszow on March 13 and 14, 1943.
At this point, Plaszow was still not a concentration camp, but a penal labor camp under the jurisdiction of local SS men in the General Government, as the central section of occupied Poland was called by the Nazis.
It was because this was a labor camp, under local authority, that the random killing of prisoners by Amon Goeth did not command much attention among the top brass.
www.scrapbookpages.com /Poland/Plaszow/Plaszow01.html   (744 words)

  
 The Epoch Times :: China May Consider Abolishing Labor Camps
Chinese media reported that the labor camp system was started by “The Decision to Reform Behavior Through Forced Labor” promulgated by the State Council in 1957.
In 1979, the State Council stipulated that labor camp terms should be one to three years and if necessary, up to four years.
It was reported that as large numbers of peasants flooded urban areas, the crime rates in cities have risen and the labor camp system was repeatedly expanded to accommodate the need.
english.epochtimes.com /news/4-3-17/20437.html   (579 words)

  
 Association for Asia Research- NPC plans to abolish labor camps   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The elected cadre of a Hubei province village, Yu Nanfang, was sentenced to one-and-a-half years in a labor camp because she appealed corruption of the former village cadre and reported the illegal increase in farmers’ taxes.
From 1959 to 1961, the Jiabiango labor camp in Gansu province’s Jiuquan city incarcerated more than 3,000 right-wing Party members who were severely persecuted during the Cultural Revolution; nearly 2000 died.
The proposal to abolish labor camps brought a negative reaction from local authorities and police.
www.asianresearch.org /articles/2290.html   (1212 words)

  
 Genders OnLine Journal - Labor Camp: Brett Farmer interviews Matthew Tinkcom about his New Book, Working Like a ...
Warranted or otherwise, her claims about camp have had far-reaching impact, especially in terms of defining the parameters for how camp is conceived and discussed.
Further, there is another layer to camp knowledge and to the account I try to give of it, because camp also demands an account of how queers try to preserve their own safety and livelihood in a homophobic setting.
Camp extends its vision of capital to the fact that commodities are not entirely consumed, and reworks the commodity in a number of different ways, through bad taste, cheapness, nostalgia and what I call in the book "aleation"--the sense of happenstance about the arrival of the commodity into a given artist's hands.
www.genders.org /g36/g36_farmer.html   (4160 words)

  
 Labor camp   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A labor camp is a simplified detention facility where are engaged in forced labor.
Labor camps have many common aspects slavery and with prisons.
These camps notorious for their extremely rough conditions; new death rate was as high as 80% some camps.
www.freeglossary.com /Forced_labor_camp   (680 words)

  
 Photographs from the FSA and OWI
A program to construct camps for the Okies and Arkies who streamed into California was begun and abandoned by the state government in 1935, and quickly taken over by the Resettlement Administration.
In 1940, according to the camp's newspaper, this facility was called the Visalia Migratory Labor Camp, but by 1942 the name had changed to the Tulare Farm Workers Community.
Troupe from the Arvin migratory labor camp performing a play for the residents of the Visalia camp.
memory.loc.gov /ammem/fsahtml/fachap06.html   (980 words)

  
 Association for Asia Research- FDI: University professor died in labor camp   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Consequently, he was sentenced to one year of forced labor and was detained at the Weizigou Labor Camp in Changchun City, Jilin Province.
Bai was so emaciated from torture and abuse in the labor camp that he could no longer stand.
Bai’s last month when he was confined to a bed and obviously dying, the labor camp authorities and medical staff refused to send him to a hospital.
www.asianresearch.org /articles/1503.html   (393 words)

  
 Angola -- Slave Labor Camp of Louisiana
It is the knowledge that if her son shows the spirit and will to resist slavery, then his death by the hands of the racist ruling class is inevitable.
This evil inhumane system of forced labor of Black men is one of the many clear-cut contradictions that exist between the ruling class, the fascists, and the poor oppressed masses in the Deep South that is a daily reminder that Black people are still slaves.
(Ironically, the land that this hellhole was built on was donated to the State by a Black woman.) The slave labor camp resembles a huge plantation that is bordered on one side by swamp and the river and on the other three sides by woods and hills.
www.prisonactivist.org /angola/slavecamp.shtml   (1035 words)

  
 FalunInfo.Net - Dafa Practitioners Held Indefinitely by Shibalihe Women's Labor Camp, Henan Province
While other non-practitioner detainees in the labor camp were widely praised or received reduced detention sentences for guarding or persecuting Falun Gong practitioners, the Falun Gong practitioners received extended terms of detention.
Su Er, who was originally illegally sentenced to 1.5 years of forced labor, has received continuous extensions totaling one year and eight months (according to the rules of the labor camp, the longest extension cannot exceed one year or half of the original term).
She was sentenced to 1 year of forced labor in 2002 and was detained in the 4th group of the labor camp.
www.faluninfo.net /displayAnArticle.asp?ID=8067   (941 words)

  
 Falun Gong Human Rights Working Group   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In the fall of 2002, he was sent to a forced labor camp for distributing informational materials on the persecution of Falun Gong.
He was sent to a labor camp because he had gone to Beijing to appeal for an end to the persecution of Falun Gong.
However, the labor camp officials did nothing to save him and just let him perish as a casualty of their persecution.
www.falunhr.org /index.php?option=content&task=view&id=315&Itemid=79   (612 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - U.S. agents probe Fla. migrant labor camp   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
EAST PALATKA, Fla. (AP) — Federal agents raided a migrant farm labor camp where homeless men and women were kept in what labor officials called a version of modern-day slavery.
Officials said homeless people were recruited to the Evans Labor Camp through offers of room and board, along with alcohol, tobacco and drugs, which they bought on credit.
Department of Labor agents were joined in the raid by local officials and agents from the Environmental Protection Agency, which was investigating illegal dumping of raw sewage into a tributary of the St. Johns River.
www.usatoday.com /news/nation/2005-06-05-laborcamp-raid_x.htm?csp=34   (412 words)

  
 Falun Gong Human Rights Working Group   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
At the end of December 2002, after being detained for more than 10 days in the labor camp, she was taken to a brainwashing center because she still refused to renounce Falun Gong.
Labor camp guards tied her feet and hands together and hung her up.
Guards beat her because she refused to recite the rules of the labor camp, breaking two of her ribs and knocking out one of her teeth.
www.flghrwg.net /index.php?option=content&task=view&id=507&Itemid=79   (686 words)

  
 Labor camp   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Particular strengths of the collection are labor history, labor and culture, labor and the arts, labor relations, organization studies, international labor issues, trade unionism and collective bargaining.
Ensures that the Nation's labor laws are forcefully and fairly applied in implementing the priority enforcement initiatives of and defending the actions taken by the Secretary of Labor and the program agencies of the Department of Labor.
The Soviet system of forced labor camps was first established in 1919 under the Cheka, but it was not until the early 1930s that the camp population reached significant numbers.
www.omniknow.com /common/wiki.php?in=en&term=Labor_camp   (2211 words)

  
 Poniatowa Forced Labor Camp
The camp was transferred tot he S.S. and became a Forced Labor Camp for Jewish prisoners.
In the camp was active the ZOB, the Jewish Fighting organization of Ghetto Warszawa, and its main purpose was to organize a resistance in case of liquidation of the camp.
The commander of the ZOB in the camp was Meilech Finekind, activist of "Poalei Zion Smol" from Warszawa.
www.zchor.org /poniatowa/poniatowa.htm   (2163 words)

  
 labor camp - Articles about labor camp
A greater volume of labor legislation, concentrated in more than 30 tracked categories, was enacted in 2005, compared with the volume enacted in recent......
CAMP Despite critics' warnings about the pitfalls of trying to define "camp," a 1999 collection of essays on the subject, edited by Fabio Cleto, contains......
Ashes of Japanese detainee in Siberia labor camp identified
www.wordiq.com /article/labor+camp.html   (409 words)

  
 Friends of the Falun Gong, Ontario : Sufferings of Human Rights Abuse of the Relatives of Canadian Falun Gong ...
At the beginning of March 2001, he was sent to Dafeng Fangqian labor camp in Yancheng, Jiangsu province.
Recently, Fangqiang labor camp has reported to higher office to extend his jail term and will intensify the persecution on him.
Now she is detained in Masanjia labor camp in Shenyang city, Liaoning province, which is one of the most notorious labor camp in China where 18 female practitioner were stripped off and thrown to male prisoners' cell in Oct 2000.
dawn.thot.net /fofg/feature1.html   (1038 words)

  
 Feds Raid Florida Labor Camp, Homeless Allegedly Lured Into Slave Labor Conditions - CBS News
Ronald Evans, the boss at one of North Florida's largest labor camps, and three associates face federal charges in a case that officials say is likely to grow.
The raid on the Evans Labor Camp, a drab, horseshoe-shaped complex largely hidden from public view, marks a significant step in the federal government's crackdown against abuse of the men and women who harvest Florida's rich crops.
As DEA and Justice chase drug and worker exploitation issues, the EPA is examining environmental failings at the camp, such as the potential dumping of raw sewage.
www.cbsnews.com /stories/2005/06/05/national/main699716.shtml   (520 words)

  
 The Epoch Times | Free Again, Chinese Woman Reveals Inside Story of Labor Camp
Beijing Women’s Labor Camp, formerly Tiantanghe Labor Camp or Xin’an Labor Camp, used to house 100 to 200 detainees, most of whom were drug addicts or prostitutes.
After the crackdown on Falun Gong, the labor camp dramatically increased its numbers of detainees from about 100 in July 2000 to nearly 1,000 by April 2001.
In the end of November 2002, the atmosphere of the labor camp was filled with tension.
english.epochtimes.com /news/4-10-18/23827.html   (989 words)

  
 FalunInfo.Net - At Least Ten Falun Gong Practitioners Are Tortured to Death at the Changchun City Chaoyanggou Forced ...
At the Chaoyanggou Forced Labor Camp, he was tortured so badly that he became only skin and bones, defecated pus and blood, and lost the ability to walk, as his muscles were atrophied.
He was tortured to death by the 2nd Brigade of the 6th Division in the Chaoyanggou Forced Labor Camp on January 2, 2003.
He was illegally sent to a forced labor camp because he went to Beijing to appeal for Falun Gong.
www.faluninfo.net /displayAnArticle.asp?ID=8176   (673 words)

  
 FalunInfo.Net - Death Toll Escalates as “Transformation” Attempts Increase at Wanjia Forced Labor Camp
Officials in the camp have been using a variety of instruments of torture against practitioners, and observers have noted that the escalation in frequency and intensity of torture since June is directly linked to a large number of deaths of Falun Gong practitioners in the camp.
The family of one deceased Falun Gong practitioner formerly held in Wanjia quoted prison guards in the camp as saying, “…when a Falun Gong practitioner is beaten to death, it is counted as a suicide.
In June, trials were held in the camp in which inmates and practitioners subjected to brainwashing who had cooperated with camp authorities to beat and persecute faithful Falun Gong practitioners all had their sentences adjusted accordingly.
www.faluninfo.net /DisplayAnArticle.asp?ID=6583   (597 words)

  
 OAC: Drobish (Harry Everett) Papers - Migrant Labor Camp Photographs, 1935-1936   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Negro laborer in the foreground, laborer shanties in the background.
Arvin Migratory Labor Camp - Laundry trays in use under the shade in the end of the sanitary unit.
This is a typical camp for families of farm laborers in the Kern Lake District.
findaid.oac.cdlib.org /images/ark:/13030/tf738nb5fr   (774 words)

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