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Haunting scenes of an abandoned island prison in Croatia recall a time of political repression.
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The Croatian coast is now a popular tourist destination. But on one island, ruins of a prison recall a bleaker era. Goli Otok was once a detention camp for prisoners of war. People in the region today remember its later function as the gulag of Yugoslavia. Josip Tito, though a Communist, cut ties with the Soviet Union in the late 1940s. Those suspected of siding with Stalin could end up at Goli Otok, where prisoners tortured one another when they weren’t performing forced hard labor in a quarry. Goli Otok is Croatian for “barren island,” but the inmates referred to it as “living hell.” READ: See the Haunting Ruins of a Prison Once Known as a ‘Living Hell’

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