Jerejak: Penang’s isle of tears

This magnificent if poignant video (above) was made under the Pulau Jerejak natural and cultural heritage asset survey and public awareness programme supported by Think City.

It discusses an almost 100-year era between 1871 till 1969 when Pulau Jerejak served as a leprosy colony. Photo credits: Mike Gibby and Rexy. Videography: Mike Gibby.

There is a second video (below) – Jerejak: Witness to history

The above videos were screened at a recent forum on Jerejak:


One Comment on “Jerejak: Penang’s isle of tears

  1. A brave move to restore the history of the past. Well documented of the historical past of the Island will awaken the lovers of the future of the restoration to make the society interested of our heritage


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