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Labor Camp

Hope Isn't Optimism

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 05.05.2014 | Religion
Peter A. Georgescu

The Russian occupation of Crimea brings back memories of how the Soviets infiltrated and took over my homeland when I was growing up next door to Ukraine. I've been pondering whether it was optimism or hope that kept me alive.

Escape From A Soviet Gulag On 'Locked Up Abroad'

Posted 09.04.2012 | TV

Gerald Amster admitted that he was smuggling heroin through Russia at the height of the Cold War. So while he might have acknowledged that he deserved...

Sex Performance Lands Chinese Artist In Labor Camp

Posted 07.09.2011 | Arts

Cheng Li, a Chinese performance artist, was sentenced to one year of "reeducation through labor" (NSFW) for an explicit public performance on March 20...

Chinese Dissident Sent To Labor Camp Over 'Jasmine' Protest

Posted 06.12.2011 | World

BEIJING (Reuters) - A 21-year-old Chinese man who attended a proposed pro-democracy "Jasmine Revolution" protest in Beijing was sentenced to labor...