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Trope-a-Day: Prison Ship

Prison Ship: The Empire doesn’t use them as prisons – it finds the whole notion of prison really quite unspeakably barbaric – but lots of other polities have figured out the advantage of a prison surrounded in every dimension by a few million miles of vacuum.  98 more words


BBC News - The prisoners of Ruhleben

Originally posted on BBC News.

A recent Magazine article looked at a World War One internment camp in Germany, in which the civilian inmates created a miniature version of Britain, complete with roads named after London streets, a horticultural association and a cricket club. 139 more words

20th Century

Couple Forced Into Internment Camp During WWII Receive High School Diplomas 72 Years Later

TUSTIN (CBSLA.com) — A couple forced into an internment camp during World War II walked across a stage and received their high school diplomas Thursday. 156 more words


Fresno lawmaker's (stupid) anti-vaccine rant demonstrates why Republicans aren't leading California

During a rally against a California bill making vaccines mandatory for school children, a Republican lawmaker from Fresno galvanized the crowd by invoking forced internment camps. 132 more words

Sacramento Update

Manzanar War Relocation Center

A stunning view but with a shocking history. This is Manzanar. People of Japanese descent were forced to leave their home and live in isolated relocation centers like Manzanar. 115 more words


UT Alumna Releases Book About Texas WWII Internment Camp

Forty years ago an innocent conversation revealed a terrible secret.

Decades ago, San Antonio-based author Jan Jarboe Russell was a Daily Texan reporter tasked with interviewing former UT professor Alan Taniguchi. 745 more words

Internment art to be displayed at California museum

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California museum has acquired an art collection created by Japanese Americans held in internment camps after an East Coast auction house canceled the sale of photographs and other artifacts amid protests. 338 more words