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hard labour

Criminal law (formerly) the penalty of compulsory physical labour imposed in addition to a sentence of imprisonment: abolished in England in 1948
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"It's hard to draw people's support staying in power, sometimes it wanes but through our hard labour we can say that we have been able to gain people's trust and confidence," she said.
James Leadbetter, 11, got whipped and did hard labour for nicking celery.
Johanna was sentenced to 12 months' hard labour, while her boys were imprisoned for one day and received 12 strokes with a birch rod.
Johanna was sentenced to 12 months hard labour, while her boys were imprisoned for one day and received twelve strokes with a birch rod.
The JI chief the government should be thankful to the railway workers who had revived the railways through their hard labour and pointed out that the rulers had destroyed the railways like the PIA.
He said that there should be legislation barring jail authorities from taking hard labour from old prisoners.
They were sentenced to life imprisonment and fined Rs700,000 (Pound 8160) at the Additional Session Court in Shahkot, Punjab, Pakistan.All four have been convicted of doping and robbing Mumtaz and were sentenced to seven years custody with hard labour for each charge and a Rs30,000 (Pound 350) fine for the robbery.
"The Supreme Court of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea on Friday sentenced South Korea-born US citizen Kim Dong-chul to 10 years of hard labour for subversion of the DPRK social system and espionage activities," Xinhua said.
Edmund Matthews and Stephen Anderson, 11 and 12, stole two sacks and were given terms of three months and a month of hard labour respectively.
Such was the fate of 13-year-old errand boy Clement Doyle who was handed 14 days' hard labour for stealing clothes in 1873.
The sickly 42-year-old was arrested in November 2012 and later sentenced to 15 years' hard labour. Miller, 24, had been sentenced to six years' hard labor by the North Korean Supreme Court following his arrest in April, after he allegedly ripped up his visa at immigration and demanded asylum.
Kenneth Bae, arrested in November 2012 on charges of trying to overthrow the state, was sentenced to 15 years' hard labour in May.