labour camp


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labour camp

n
1. a penal colony involving forced labour
2. a camp for migratory labourers
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Noun1.labour camp - a penal institution for political prisoners who are used as forced labor
camp - a penal institution (often for forced labor); "China has many camps for political prisoners"
Translations

labour camp

, (US) labor camp
nArbeitslager nt

labour camp

labor camp (Am) ncampo di lavoro
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The Dubai labour camp, located near Al Maktoum International Airport, will reportedly be able to accommodate 2,500 workers, while the Abu Dhabi facility will have a capacity of 5,000.
The restaurant's food drives began with a collaborative volunteer effort on May 28, serving over 200 individuals at the first labour camp in its Ramadan schedule this year.
Teams from MWPS have been helping over 65 labourers since June 12 after they were rendered homeless as fire ripped through their labour camp in Malkiya.
The PCB had organised the first two phases of the Labour Camp Cricket Match series across the UAE.
A labour camp in Dubai has grown so big that it now needs its own police station.
An archivally rich study, Field's book provides illuminating details of the monotonous schedules and duties expected of the labour camp workers, but because these tended to be so similar across the various experiments, the details themselves become a little repetitive, especially in the early chapters.
The documents on 152 Spaniards who perished in the labour camp shed some light and told their stories to their families that did not know what happened to their loved ones.
When the energy consumption needs to be increased in the camp, we will increase the size of the system to meet the increased demand," says Sachin Garg, head of the company's electrical engineering department who was involved in what is the country's first 'green' labour camp that harnesses the sun to generate power.
Desperate to escape the Nazi labour camp where he works alongside Lida from Making Bombs for Hitler, young Luka hides in a truck under a pile of dead bodies.
Shetty, a social worker in the labour camp area of Dharavi, supported the team in organising the awareness camp.
He said investigations into last Friday's deadly blaze revealed that the two-storey building in Mukharqa was an "unregistered" labour camp.
The American missionary Kenneth Bae was moved from a North Korean hospital back to a labour camp last month on the same day he made a public appeal for Washington to help get him home, the US state department has said, citing Swedish diplomats who met with the prisoner.