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The author refers to a massive act of intimidation that took place in the Isla de Pinos political prison during September 11 and 12, 1962.
Wholesale roundups of suspected Gamaa leaders and sympathizers swelled the prison populations in Asyut, as well as at the main political prison near Cairo.
For 20 years in notorious political prison of Robben Island, he was subjected to manual labour and had to break-up the boulders with hammer and to quarry limestone.
Having been but a baby dissident myself, I never did get to experience the formative hells of a political prison in a workers' paradise.
Her sister was sentenced to 10 years in a political prison.
While North Korea has reportedly denied the existence of vast political prison camps, according to a 2014 UN special commission report, a combination of satellite images and testimonies from people showed that those camps are still in operation in North Korea.
Your story on North Korea's Auschwitz - Political Prison Camp No16 - proved this is not true.
Public executions and enforced disappearance to political prison camps serve as the ultimate means to terrorize the population into submission.
PYONGYANG (TAP) - Following the execution of Jang Song Taek for allegedly plotting to overthrow the North Korean state, Daily NK has learned that a substantial number of the former elite official's blood relatives are being transferred to political prison camps.
She described meetings in December with two survivors of North Korea's network of political prison camps -- believed to hold at least 200,000 people -- listing rampant violations inside the camps that "may amount to crimes against humanity.
Shin, who is believed to be the only person born in a North Korean prison camp who has ever escaped to tell about it, painted a devastating portrait of life in Camp 14, a political prison located in the mountains 50 miles north of Pyongyang.