Prison 1961 – 1991

Autshumato was the next intermediary between Jan van Riebeeck and the Khoikhoi.
From 1961 to 1991, the apartheid government built a Maximum Security Prison on Robben Island which housed the political prisoners imprisoned there, who were fighting against apartheid and for freedom and democracy.
G Section general cells.
Old prison gates (right).
Warders relaxing in a field on the island.

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