Slavery is the social and legal designation of specific persons as property or chattel, for the purpose of providing labor and services for the owner without the right of the slave to refuse, or gain compensation....
and with prison
prison, penitentiary, or correctional facility is a place in which individuals are physically confined or internment and usually deprived of a range of personal Freedom ....
s. Conditions at labor camps vary widely depending on the operators.
During the reign of Stalinism
Stalinism is the political system and economic system named after Joseph Stalin, who implemented it in the Soviet Union....
, labor camps in the Soviet Union
The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics , more commonly known as the Soviet Union, was a Communist state that existed in Eurasia from 1922 to 1991....
were officially called "Corrective labor camps." The term labor colony; more exactly, "Corrective labor colony", (?????????????-???????? ???????, ???), was also in use and referred to camps that housed prisoners with shorter average sentences.
Notable labor camps