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THE GULAG OF PITESTI -ROMANIA

INTRODUCTION The Pitești prison (Romanian: Închisoarea Pitești) was a penal facility in Pitești, Romania, best remembered for the brainwashing experiments carried out by the Communist authorities of Romania between 1949 and 1952 (also known as Experimentul Pitești – the “Pitești Experiment” or Fenomenul Pitești – the “Pitești Phenomenon”). The Pitești Experiment was designed as a way of “reeducating” political prisoners opposed to the communist government of Romania. The experiment was designed as an attempt at violently “reeducating” ... Read More »