internment camp


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Noun1.internment camp - a camp for prisoners of warinternment camp - a camp for prisoners of war    
camp - a penal institution (often for forced labor); "China has many camps for political prisoners"
gulag - a Russian prison camp for political prisoners
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The Banff Crag & Canyon published an article on September, 2,1916 called "Banff to Castle Mountain" that extolled the beauty of the area: "Three miles up further along the trail and the internment camp, a veritable white city, is reached." The writer goes on to describe staying overnight in the camp and awakening to a fine breakfast: "A substantial breakfast in the officer's mess, followed by the run to Banff in the fresh, cool air of the morning makes one think that this old world is a mighty pleasant place to be." The internees' reality was very different.
Nury Turkel, chairman and founder of Uyghur Human Rights Project, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit organization said in the video that China is building more internment camps. He added China may be exporting these camps to other areas and countries.
In another nod to real-life American history, Ahmed places her story's fictional detention center near the site of the Manzanar internment camp in California, one of 10 camps where more than 100,000 Japanese-Americans were incarcerated during World War II.
Former detainees who spoke to the Associated Press described the internment camps as facilities policed by armed guards where Muslims were forced to disavow their religious beliefs, criticise themselves and their loved ones and give thanks to the ruling Communist party.
In the small South Texas town of Crystal City, little remains of the massive internment camp that was used to incarcerate thousands of people of Japanese and German ancestry in the 1940s.
Nakata recalled working in a kitchen at the Idaho internment camp upon his arrival.
2 Engage: Play the video spotlighting a Japanese-American's return to an internment camp. Discuss the role such camps played in history.
Critique: An impressive work of seminal scholarly research utilizing original source materials, "The Little Third Reich on Lake Superior: A History of Canadian Internment Camp R" is a substantial and unique contribution that is very highly recommended for academic library 20th Century Canadian History reference collections in general, and World War II supplemental studies reading lists in particular.
The site, a former internment camp that also housed prisoners of war, tells the history of internment and martial law in Hawaii during World War II.
The Train to Crystal City: FDR's Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America's Only Family Internment Camp During World War II discusses the secret history of an American interment camp in Crystal City, Texas, which incarcerated some 6,000 American civilians: Germans, Japanese, and Italians.