Friday, July 11, 2008

Great News on the Angola 3 From Democracy Now

Conviction Overturned for Jailed Black Panther in “Angola 3” Case
And a federal judge has overturned a murder conviction for an ex-Black Panther who spent more than three decades in solitary confinement. Albert Woodfox and two other former Black Panthers are known as the Angola Three. Many believe they were framed for their political activism. A judge ruled this week Woodfox’s lawyer failed to properly challenge the credibility of witnesses who later admitted they were coerced into falsely testifying.

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