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Woodfox freed on 69th birthday after 43 years in solitary

Press Release February 19, 2016 Amnesty International USA: Woodfox’s Release Long Overdue The human rights organization described today’s settlement as “long overdue and undeniably just”   MEDIA CONTACT: Mandy Simon, asimon@aiusa.org  (WASHINGTON, DC) —Today, the last imprisoned member of the … Continue reading

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Buddy Caldwell strikes again, prevents Albert Woodfox’s release. Please sign petition.

Court temporarily blocks release of ‘Angola 3’ inmate :: WRAL.com Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell is appealing the order by U.S. District Judge James Brady, saying Woodfox is a killer who should remain locked up. The stay by the 5th … Continue reading

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Will this latest “major development” finally free Albert Woodfox?

Published on Feb 28, 2013 http://www.democracynow.org – A federal judge has once again ordered the state of Louisiana to release Albert Woodfox, a former Black Panther who has spent more than 40 years in solitary confinement. —————————————— And now – … Continue reading

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Rest in peace, Herman.

Herman Wallace, Held 41 Years in Solitary, Dies at 71 – NYTimes.com …Teenie Verret, the widow of Brent Miller, said of the killing, “If they did not do this — and I believe that they didn’t — they have been … Continue reading

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Herman Wallace … dying free.

Angola 3 News: Herman Wallace’s Conviction Overturned and Immediate Release Ordered! … the Judge clearly orders that “the State immediately release Mr. Wallace from custody.”  No application for bail is required, and the State is given 30 days to notify … Continue reading

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Help Herman go home, at long, long last.

Herman’s House | POV | PBS Herman Wallace may be the longest-serving prisoner in solitary confinement in the United States—he’s spent more than 40 years in a 6-by-9-foot cell in Louisiana. Imprisoned in 1967 for a robbery he admits, he … Continue reading

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The Angola Three, Buddy Caldwell, and me.

    From: Susan Chandler Date: April 2, 2013 3:09:46 PM EDT To: executive@ag.state.la.us Cc: ASKDOJ <ASKDOJ@usdoj.gov>, irsob@do.treas.gov Subject: Regarding the Murder of Officer Brent Miller Dear Attorney General Caldwell, Your letter greatly displeased me, sir; if there was insufficient evidence to file charges against … Continue reading

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