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Dear Mr. President, Albert Woodfox of the Louisiana State Penitentiary, also known as Angola, holds the American record for amount of time spent in solitary confinement-forty years. As part of the "...
by DarkScholar82
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Apr 19, 2015 at 06:28 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
April 17, 2015 will mark 43 years since Albert Woodfox and Herman Wallace (10/13/1941 - 10/4/2013) were first placed in solitary confinement at the notorious Louisiana State Prison known as "Angola."
by Angola 3 News
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Apr 07, 2015 at 02:31 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Hello Dear Friends and Fellow Kossacks, As many of you know, my husband, Dan, a US Vietnam vet who survived being tortured, left me with a mission when he had a fatal heart attack on June 12th, ...
by Chacounne
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Mar 18, 2015 at 11:42 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Sign the new Amnesty petition to Gov. Jindal! Amnesty International has just released a new video entitled "Free Albert Woodfox: 43 Years of Injustice," (on You Tube ...
by Angola 3 News
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Feb 19, 2015 at 08:43 AM PST with 6 Recommends
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 ...
by Angola 3 News
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Feb 13, 2015 at 06:46 PM PST with 16 Recommends
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 ...
by Angola 3 News
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Feb 11, 2015 at 11:22 AM PST with 7 Recommends
(Read more about the Feb. 3 Fifth Circuit Court ruling here .) On Friday, Feb. 6, Albert Woodfox's legal team submitted an application to US District Court Judge James A. Brady for release on bail ...
by Angola 3 News
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Feb 07, 2015 at 03:18 PM PST with 4 Recommends
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 ...
by Angola 3 News
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Feb 04, 2015 at 09:59 PM PST with 17 Recommends
To all A3 supporters, please pick up the telephone and make 2 calls now. Governor Bobby Jindal will be in London on Monday speaking at the House of Commons about democracy and human rights whilst ...
by Angola 3 News
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Jan 16, 2015 at 08:45 AM PST with 11 Recommends
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by Angola 3 News
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Jan 15, 2015 at 02:30 PM PST with 4 Recommends
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@gmail....
by Angola 3 News
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Jan 09, 2015 at 09:50 AM PST with 14 Recommends
It is incredibly important that news headlines, pundits, bloggers, and activists are once again discussing heinous tortures perpetrated by our government—excused and explained away by the ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 173 comments on Sun Dec 21, 2014 at 06:00 AM PST with 208 Recommends
In Homer Louisiana, Albert Woodfox remains in his cell – 42 years in solitary and held under increasingly severe restrictions. From the unnecessary and extensive use of the black-box during ...
by Angola 3 News
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Dec 09, 2014 at 05:09 PM PST with 32 Recommends
Responding to the Nov. 20 ruling buy the US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously affirming Albert Woodfox's third overturned conviction, the New York Times has written a scathing editorial ...
by Angola 3 News
Comment Count 30 comments on Sat Nov 22, 2014 at 08:41 AM PST with 157 Recommends
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 ...
by Angola 3 News
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Nov 20, 2014 at 01:15 PM PST with 31 Recommends
Robert King at book launch event in Paris, France in May 2014. You can view the article's embedded links as well as several images previewing the graphic novel's artwork here: http://angola3news....
by Angola 3 News
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Jul 27, 2014 at 10:38 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Albert Woodfox: Now, all these years later, the hearing on the civil case related to our long-term solitary confinement is approaching. So they sent this psychiatrist to question me. What he was ...
by Angola 3 News
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Apr 29, 2014 at 01:15 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
Greetings of solidarity, DK readers, Check out our new interview with Canadian filmmaker and History Professor Ron Harpelle! (PHOTO: Robert King and Ron Harpelle w/ Kathleen Cleaver at the ...
by Angola 3 News
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Apr 02, 2014 at 11:36 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
by Angola 3 News
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Feb 05, 2014 at 09:39 AM PST with 5 Recommends
We interview Rev Dr Patricia Bates from the National Religious Coalition Against Torture (www.nrcat.org), who attended Albert Woodfox's recent January 7 oral arguments and made a statement at the ...
by Angola 3 News
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Jan 12, 2014 at 01:23 PM PST with 33 Recommends