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LAOGAI PRISON IN CHINA
The Laogai is not a simple prison system.
It is a tool of the communist dictatorship.
A view of Laiyang Heavy Machinery Plant -- a Laogai camp.
Destined for foreign markets, forced-labor products are transported from the Zhejiang No.5 Prison.
Prisoners pick tea leaves for export at this Laogai camp.
This banner honors the Qinghai No.2 Laogai camp for its suppression of the June 4th movement.

A prisoner's food rations are determined by how much he or she works.
Juvenile prisoners are forced to labor.

" Tie you a rope, " is a Chinese expression commonly used when someone is arrested by the government.

For more information contact

    Laogai Research Foundation
    1925 K Street Suite 400
    Washington, DC 20006
    Tel 202)833-8770 Fax 202)833-6187 E-Mail:laogai@laogai.org
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