ROBBEN ISLAND, SOUTH AFRICA

The history of Robben Island is a monumentally rich and equally dark one. From a place of criminals and exiled African and Asian slaves, to an island solely for imprisonment. 

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Today, Robben Island is home to multiple residence who work for the Prison Museum

The prison is no longer active and has been so for years. It was declared a heritage site in 1996, and was developed into a museum through 1999.