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 […]

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 […]

Sekou Odinga, Sundiata Acoli & Albert Woodfox

Download Podcast Join us on Political Prisoner Radio as we discuss the latest news and events concerning Political Prisoners and Prisoner’s of War against those who have dared to struggle against injustice, racism and American imperialism. Sister Dequi Kioni-Sadiki will join us briefly to discuss an upcoming event hosted by The Sekou Odinga Defense Committee […]

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 […]

Early Birthday Present for Albert

  Today the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals sided with the unanimous decision of their own three judge panel and denied Attorney General Buddy Caldwell’s request for an “en banc” rehearing of Albert’s case.  This was the State’s last shot to reinstate Albert’s third overturned conviction through the US Court of Appeals. Though we expect they may continue to delay justice with a vain attempt […]

Humanist Sociologistz Vote to Support the Release of Black Panther Activist Albert Woodfox

  Featured below is the full text of a public statement just released by the Association for Humanist Sociology. For more information, contact: Kathleen Fitzgerald, AHS President, fitzy88so [at] gmail.com or Rebecca Hensley, AHS Secretary, luv2lurn [at] earthlink.net. The AHS website is http://www.ahssociology.org. 800_2014.jpg original image ( 960×354)   Humanist Sociologists Vote to Support the […]

There Iz an Unbroken Line of Police Violence in the US that Takes Uz All the Way Back to the Dayz of Slavery’

  The Guardian / By Stuart Jeffries A conversation with activist Angela Davis. Photo Credit: Rena Schild/Shutterstock.com   ‘There is an unbroken line of police violence in the United States that takes us all the way back to the days of slavery, the aftermath of slavery, the development of the Ku Klux Klan,” says Angela Davis. […]

Louisiana DOC Violatez Own Policy to Wrongfully Deny Albert Contact Visitz

Albert Woodfox, the last of the Angola 3 behind bars, has now been denied contact visits for almost two consecutive years.  During the latter part of his nearly 40 years at Angola, and for the first few at David Wade Correctional Center in Northern Louisiana where he has been held since 2010, Albert was allowed […]

Angola 3: Robert King on the ongoing struggle to free Albert Woodfox

by Ann Garrison KPFA Weekend News broadcast Nov. 23, 2014 Robert King, a member of the Angola 3 who was freed in 2001, spoke to KPFA about a federal court’s decision to overturn the murder conviction of Albert Woodfox. Woodfox has spent over 42 years in solitary confinement in the Louisiana state prison system. http://sfbayview.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/ROBERT-KING-ON-AlBERTWOODFOX.mp3 […]

November 20, 2014: Albert’s Overturned Conviction Upheld in Unanimous Decision

n We are thrilled and honored to announce that just hours ago, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld Judge Brady’s 2013 ruling overturning Albert’s conviction for a third time in a 3-0, unanimous decision (View the official court ruling here.) Though the courts have finally ruled in the interest of justice, it may still […]