Concentration Camps Today

Red China (Shanxi & Shaanxi)

Forced-labor concentration camps: 45
• 1 for women (unknown [Shaanxi])
• 1 for children (Pingyao [Shanxi])

Torture-facility prisons: 10
• 2 for women (Yuci [Shanxi], Datong [Shanxi])

*Note: In this region, the locations of 2 camps and 1 prison are not precisely known. These are distributed randomly on the map within their respective provinces.


Wu, H.H., Laogai: The Chinese Gulag, Westview Press, Boulder, CO, 1992.