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  • Putin's torture camps revealed: 'Filtration' prisons where Ukrainian children are held and adult civilians beaten by FSB officers are unveiled by Polish security forces

    07/27/2022 1:01:21 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 102 replies
    Mailonline ^ | 27 July 2022 | Ed Wight and David Averre
    Poland's intelligence services say they have identified camps where thousands of Ukrainian children have been held and adults brutally beaten by invading Russian forces. Special Services minster Stanislaw Zaryn said on Wednesday that over 1.5 million Ukrainians including 'thousands of children' were being held in various locations inside occupied territory where 'Ukrainians are sent en masse' and 'subjected to torture'. Zaryn continued: 'The aggressors carry out a verification of the detained, looking for people with combat experience and officials of the Ukrainian administration. 'They also study the attitudes of specific people towards Russia. 'Those who do not raise any objections...
  • New York Legislation Provides for Indefinite Detention of Unvaccinated at Governor’s Whim.

    12/20/2021 9:15:22 AM PST · by JonPreston · 33 replies
    National Pulse ^ | 12/18/21 | Kay Smythe
    In the next legislative session beginning January 5th, 2022, the New York Senate and Assembly could vote on a bill that would grant permissions to remove and detain cases, contacts, carriers, or anyone suspected of presenting a “significant threat to public health” and remove them from public life on an indefinite basis.
  • COVID-Free Woman Recounts Time In Australian Quarantine Camp: ‘You Feel Like You’re In Prison, Like You’ve Done Something Wrong’

    12/06/2021 8:29:32 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 12/06/2021 | Jordan Boyd
    For months, the Australian government has hastily imprisoned people it deems to be a risk of contracting or infecting others with COVID-19 and forced them into isolation in state-sanctioned quarantine camps.According to 26-year-old Hayley Hodgson, who spent weeks in a quarantine camp despite the fact that she never tested positive for COVID-19, being locked up in this manner is “like you’re in a prison.”“It’s horrible. It’s a horrible feeling,” Hodgson told Freddie Sayers of UnHerd. “You feel like you’re in prison. You feel like you’ve done something wrong. It’s inhumane what they’re doing. You are so small, they just overpower...
  • Australian Deputy Premier: Those Declining Vaccines Will “Lose Their Freedoms”

    10/06/2021 8:39:54 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 74 replies
    Big League Politics ^ | 9/28/21 | Richard Moorhead
    The Deputy Premier of New South Wales, a state in southeastern Australia, struck a decisively authoritarian tone when threatening unvaccinated people on Monday. “There will be individuals in regional New South Wales who choose not to be vaccinated… Who will lose their freedoms on the eleventh of October. The message to the unvaccinated is that you will not achieve any further freedom unless you get vaccinated.“ John Barilaro continues to mandate and enforce stay-at-home orders in the former penal colony, years after the arrival of the coronavirus to Australia and mass circulation of the disease. Barilaro was forced to apologize...
  • North Korea orders expansion of political prison camp system

    02/22/2021 4:29:48 AM PST · by AmericanInTokyo · 19 replies
    DAILY NK ^ | 19 February 2021 | Mun Dong Hui
    The North Korean authorities have reportedly ordered the expansion of political prison camps in the country. A source told Daily NK that North Korea, having declared war on the so-called “anti-socialist and non-socialist phenomenon” during the recent Eighth Party Congress, intends to overhaul its incarceration facilities ahead of a major crackdown. In a phone conversation with Daily NK on Feb. 12, the source, who is based in North Korea, said “the authorities ordered the labor camps to increase capacity at the end of last month,” adding that “this order was handed to the headquarters of all camps managed by the...
  • The scope of forced labor in Xinjiang is bigger than we knew

    01/11/2021 5:06:24 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 29 replies
    AXIOS ^ | 1/5 | Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian
    China has constructed a vast string of factories inside the walls of Xinjiang mass internment camps, and Chinese authorities are forcing thousands of Muslim minorities to work in cotton fields, according to two recent investigations. Why it matters: Xinjiang products are deeply integrated into lucrative supply chains around the world. The Chinese Communist Party's official embrace of coerced labor will force Western governments and institutions to choose between pleasing business leaders or enforcing universal human rights values. Details: In the past three years, the Chinese government has forced hundreds of thousands of Uighurs and other Muslim minorities in Xinjiang to...
  • Behind the Barbed Wire: China's Concentration Camps

    10/20/2019 6:58:33 AM PDT · by Twotone · 21 replies
    Family Research Council ^ | October 18, 2019 | Tony Perkins
    "I had to be strong. Every day when I woke up, I thanked God that I was still alive." --Sayragul Sauytbay, Uyghur There are harrowing stories -- and then there are the stories that seep deep into our bones. Sayragul Sauytbay's is the kind you don't forget. Her survival in China's concentration camps isn't just a miracle -- it's a warning that true darkness has settled over parts of the East. The most excruciating forms of torture are happening behind barbed wire walls that Beijing has tried hiding. And for the million people trapped inside, the only hope they have...
  • PAUL KRUGMAN: IF TRUMP ISN’T JAILED, ‘THOUSANDS OF JOURNALISTS’ WILL ‘END UP IN PRISON CAMPS’

    09/28/2019 11:58:45 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 144 replies
    Infowars ^ | 09/28/19 | Shelby Talcott
    Peak Trump Derangement Syndrome hysteria in full swing among mainstream media Economist and New York Times op-ed columnist Paul Krugman suggested Friday evening that “thousands of journalists” will end up imprisoned because of the administration or President Donald Trump goes to jail.A formal impeachment inquiry was launched Tuesday after news that Trump had asked Ukrainian officials to look into Vice President Joe Biden’s son Hunter regarding business dealings in the country. The transcript of this phone call was held in a special computer system for sensitive calls, according to the NYT.The White House restricted access to other phone calls between...
  • The Great Escape

    07/24/2014 7:34:50 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 24, 2014 | Marvin Olasky
    Seventy years ago—July 23, 1944—signs suddenly appeared at prisoner of war camps in Germany: “ESCAPE FROM PRISON CAMPS IS NO LONGER A SPORT.” Those signs meant the Gestapo had murdered 50 escapees from Stalag Luft III. A terrific film you might watch this summer, “The Great Escape” (1963), commemorates that heroic-turned-tragic adventure. Let’s review the reality, the movie, and the metaphor. The reality: A 33-year-old British air force squadron leader, Roger Bushell, organized the great escape. As “Big X” of the camp escape committee, he proposed that the prisoners dig not one but three tunnels—Tom, Dick, and Harry—so if...
  • Satellite images reveal scale of North Korea prison camps, group says

    12/05/2013 3:45:00 AM PST · by Pan_Yan · 14 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 05, 2013
    North Korea is pushing ahead with plans to expand its infamous labor camps for political prisoners, according to a report released Wednesday by Amnesty International. The human rights group released satellite images reportedly showing continued expansion at two of the country's largest political prison camps, including new housing blocks, production facilities, and reinforced perimeter security. (SNIP) The satellite images, taken in May 2013, indicate a slight increase in population at Camp 16, the largest political prison camp in North Korea, with new housing blocks visible. In 2011, an estimated 20,000 people were believed be imprisoned at the camp, Amnesty said....
  • Democrats Want to Set Up Prison Camps For Political Opposition

    07/10/2009 1:09:49 PM PDT · by Shellybenoit · 74 replies · 2,255+ views
    Washington Examiner/The Lid ^ | 7/10/09 | The Lid
    Remember that Department of Homeland Security Report warning people to "watch out" for returning veterans as well as those who oppose government policy on guns, abortion, immigration, states' rights, etc. Well hows this for scary? Florida Congressman Alcee Hasting put an amendment on the defense bill that would allow the White House categorize political opponents as hate groups, throw them in jail. It gets worse, Hastings is also sponsoring a bill that will build prison camps to house these political opponents. Holy Cow, This is America:
  • North Korea - N.Korean Cheerleaders Banished to Camps

    02/16/2006 11:26:45 PM PST · by HAL9000 · 16 replies · 870+ views
    Chosun Ilbo (South Korea) ^ | February 16, 2006
    Women who caught South Korea's attention with their charm and cheerleading antics when they accompanied the North Korean athletes to the Busan Asian Games have ended up in North Korean detention camps. Lee Myeong-ho, a former inmate of the Daeheung concentration camp in South Hamgyeong Province who recently escaped to China, said “21 beautiful women” were detained at the camp since the end of last year. “Later I found out that they were the cheerleading team that had gone to South Korea,” he said. Lee said since inmates are forbidden to talk to one another, he could not find...
  • DUmmie FUnnies 11-23-05 ("Why do some people (DU'ers too) think that Communism is the worst?")

    11/23/2005 8:40:49 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 106 replies · 2,185+ views
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | November 23, 2005 | DUmmies and PJ-Comix
    Have you ever noticed how self-righteously outraged liberals become if you DARE to accuse them of being sympathetic to communism? They will accuse you of trying to smear them as well as go into a "How dare you question my patriotism?" mode. However, if you actually READ what the DUmmies and their leftist cohorts actually say to each other on the subject of communism, you will see not only sympathy but flat out LOVE for communism as you can see in this DUmmie THREAD titled, "Why do some people (DU'ers too) think that Communism is the worst?" As usual,...
  • Gitmo Commission Gambit

    06/24/2005 12:31:12 AM PDT · by txradioguy · 14 replies · 431+ views
    National Review Online ^ | 23 June 2005 | NR Editors
    The flap over Sen. Dick Durbin’s vile comments behind them, Democrats are moving on to their next Guantanamo Bay gambit of pushing for an independent commission to investigate practices there. A common thread runs through Durbin’s comparisons and this call for a commission: an urge for national self-flagellation. The underlying premise is that we have been bad, very bad, in daring to hold enemy combatants, never mind that doing so is intrinsic to the act of warfare. The 9/11 Commission did some worthy work, but it also created a politicized circus around its investigation thanks to its partisan Democrats and...
  • Gulag Nation: Unseen by Outside World, North Korea runs vast prison camps of unspeakable cruelty

    07/05/2003 3:46:42 AM PDT · by dufekin · 6 replies · 551+ views
    United States News and World Report magazine ^ | 23 June 2003 | Thomas Omestad
    SEOUL--The guards at North Korea's No. 22 Hoeryong prison camp had a little competition going: catch one of the rare inmates who dare try to escape and win a trip to college. And so one day in 1991, recalls Ahn Myong Chul, a former prison driver who later fled North Korea, an enterprising fellow guard coaxed five prisoners into climbing the camp's barbed-wire fence. He shot them dead--and thereby earned an education at a state political college. Such is the capriciousness of life in one corner of North Korea's vast gulag, its chain of political prison camps for those who--often...