Nelson Mendela Life in Prison

Nelson Mendela Life in Prison

After his arrest, Nelson Mandela was transferred from Pretoria to the prison on Robben Island. he remained in that prison for 18 years in isolation. his prison cell measured 8 feet (2.4 m) by 7 feet (2.1 m), with a straw mat on which to sleep. He received on a regular basis verbal as well as physical harassment by white prison guards during his stay. he would spend his days breaking rocks into gravel, until being reassigned in January 1965 to work in a lime quarry

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