Early 1800's - "Makana" was a Xhosa chief who drowned whilst trying to excapse from Robben Island during the early years of imprisonment. February 1995 - At a reunion of ex-political prisoners on Robben Island, exp- President Nelson Mandela called for the formation of an "Ex-Political Prisoners Committee".

  • First Nelson Mandela interview 

  • 1960 The Sharpeville Massacre 

  • Remembering June 16 1976, Soweto uprising 

  • Ram Reel: Antoinette Sithole: the Soweto Uprising 

  • Derrick Grootboom Robben Island interview: South Africa the 1980's