The Robben Island prison that once held Nelson Mandela | LightBox |

Sina Brown-DavisNew Zealanders Against Prison Privatisation
“Despite the best efforts of the prison authorities to break their spirit, the prisoners organized themselves and steadily expanded their control of the institution’s culture. The Island became known as “the university of the struggle,” each new wave of young rebels brought to the prison falling under the tutelage of Mandela’s generation, leaving the prison to rejoin the fight with the equivalent of a revolutionary MBA.”
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