NEW VIDEO: Citing ’43 Yearz of Injustice,’ Amnesty International interviewz UN Special Rapporteur Juan Mendez about Albert Woodfox & Sign Amnesty International Petition

    Amnesty International has just released a new video entitled “Free Albert Woodfox: 43 Years of Injustice,” (on You Tube and Facebook) featuring an interview with Juan Mendez, the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment or Punishment. The video was made in support of Amnesty’s new petition campaign […]

Prison Architecture and the Question of Ethicz

 A death-row jail cell in Huntsville, Tex. The design of such quarters has raised questions. Credit Reuters By MICHAEL KIMMELMAN SAN FRANCISCO — Faced with lawsuits and a growing mountain of damning research, New York City officials decided last month to ban solitary confinement for prison inmates 21 and younger. Just a few weeks earlier, […]

AG Caldwell Continuez to Obstruct Justice But Albert Does Not Fear A Trial

l    Yesterday, the State of Louisiana took the first step toward a retrial and announced that a grand jury has re-indicted Albert a third time for the murder of Brent Miller. Though we continue to hope that the State will stop wasting taxpayer money on the prosecution and torture of this innocent man, Albert […]

Take Action! Sign Amnesty International petition in support of Politikal Prisoner Albert Woodfox

  http://angola3news.blogspot.com/2015/02/please-take-action-for-albert-woodfox.html  We are excited to announce that Amnesty International has started a new petition in support of Albert Woodfox’s February 6 bail request that he filed in response to the favorable Fifth Circuit Court ruling on February 3. The full text of an email sent out today by Amnesty, describing the campaign, is featured below.    Please take […]

Freedom Iz Just Around the Corner

This afternoon Albert’s legal team submitted an application to US District Court Judge James A. Brady for release on bail with expedited review (View the court filing here). This month marks 2 years since Albert’s conviction was overturned for a third time based on a finding of racial discrimination in the selection of his grand […]

Vigil for Leonard Peltier takez place amid growing calls for clemency

Calls for clemency for Leonard Peltier are coming from Canada and the United States, and from around the world. Toronto (04 Feb. 2015) http://nupge.ca/content/12088/vigil-leonard-peltier-takes-place-amid-growing-calls-clemency On February 6, the 22nd Annual Traditional Prayer Vigil and Feast Calling for the Freedom of Leonard Peltier is taking place at Toronto’s COUNCIL FIRE Native Cultural Centre (click here for the poster). This year’s event is […]

The way forward to end solitary confinement torture: Where’z the army?

by Todd Ashker On the subject of SHU and Ad-Seg constituting torture, for those of us who may not be familiar with the specifics and in light of CDCr’s steady stream of propaganda – saying, “We don’t operate any solitary confinement units or cells in the California penal system, nor do we torture anyone” – […]

Albert Woodfox Still Being Denied Contact Visitz

Angola 3 In violation of the Louisianna prison’s own regulations, Woodfox, of the Angola 3, continues to be held in isolation and denied contact visits. After 42 years of wrongful imprisonment Albert Woodfox remains in captivity despite the fact that his conviction has been overturned three times!

Meja Yellow Ribbon New Single in collaboration w/ Amnesty International and Free the Angola 3

Yellow Ribbon, Mejas new single released in collaboration with Amnesty International and Free the Angola3 to call for the freedom of Albert Woodfox, the last of ” The Angola 3″ still behind bars where he has spent over 42 years in Solitary Confinement in Louisiana USA. Please Take Action for Alberts Freedom!https://www.amnesty.se/engagera-dig/a…

Puerto Rico militant sentenced in record heist arrivez home

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Supporters of Puerto Rican independence are welcoming the return of a 69-year-old man who has completed a prison sentence for his role in a 1983 holdup in Connecticut carried out by Puerto Rican militants. It was the largest heist in U.S. history at the time. Norberto Gonzalez Claudio arrived […]