(in China) a system of labor camps, many of whose inmates are political dissidents.
- ‘He defied the Chinese Communist government and spent almost 18 years in the laogai or Chinese gulag.’
- ‘I would especially call customs agents' attention to goods from Communist China, many of which are made in the laogai or Chinese gulag.’
Chinese, ‘reform through labor’.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.