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LaoGai: The Tragic History of China's Secret Labor Camps

Harry Wu, the most famous Chinese dissident, died early this year. I interviewed Mr. Wu in Washington a year ago. Mr. Wu was a survivor of the Chinese gulag.

He graciously opened his museum and his archives to me. In his memory, here is a video that he created about the Chinese prison system.



"In China, they want you to become [a] new socialist person, and that's the purpose of the labor camps," says Harry Wu, a survivor of the prison system known as "Laogai," which means "reform through labor."

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