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No, a ghetto is not nearly as bad as a death camp. At a death camp, people would be deliberately starved, tortured, fenced in, and killed by their captors. A ghetto is bad, but it's not nearly as bad as a death camp. A ghetto is/was just a place where the people are impoverished and the crime rates are high. People are still oppressed and ill-treated and frequently hungry in ghettos, and it's sad, but they're not literally fenced in and aren't there for the sole purpose of being tortured or killed.

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