Skip to Navigation | Skip to Content | Leap to Bottom

Court OKs 3rd Trial for Angola 3 Member Albert Woodfox | Democracy Now!

11.11.15

Headlines for November 10, 2015 | Democracy Now!: A federal appeals court has ruled Louisiana can continue to imprison Angola 3 member Albert Woodfox and proceed with plans to try him a third time for murder, after his two previous convictions for the crime were overturned. Woodfox has spent more than 40 years in solitary confinement. He was convicted of the 1972 murder of a prison guard, a crime for which he and late, fellow Angola 3 member Herman Wallace say they were framed because of their political activism. The slain guard’s widow is among those to call for Woodfox’s release. Herman Wallace was released in October 2013 and died of liver cancer three days later. Woodfox will remain in prison.


Read the full article … 

Dispatch: Aboriginal Press Media Group  |   Permalink  |   [11.11.15]  |   0 comments

6975925169982117255

»  {Newer-Posts} {Older-Posts}  «

0 Comments:

Post a Comment


Links to this posting:

Create a Link


 / 11.11.15 / 2015/11/#6975925169982117255




Aboriginal News Group

Contributing Editors, International Correspondents & Affiliates




This is an Ad-Free Newswire


#ReportHate
============
Southern Poverty Law Center


This site uses the Blogspot Platform



Impressum

Inteligenta Indigena Novajoservo™ (IIN) is maintained by the Aboriginal Press News Service™ (APNS) a subset of the Aboriginal News Group™ (ANG). All material provided here is for informational purposes only, including all original editorials, news items and related post images, is published under a CC: Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 license (unless otherwise stated) and/or 'Fair Use', via section 107 of the US Copyright Law). This publication is autonomous; stateless and non-partisan. We refuse to accept paid advertising, swag, or monetary donations and assume no liability for the content and/or hyperlinked data of any other referenced website. The APNS-ANG and its affiliate orgs do not advocate, encourage or condone any type/form of illegal and/or violent behaviour.