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April 12 Prayer Vigil for the Angola 3's Albert Woodfox; Send Postcard in Solidarity!
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."
Angola 3 News 04/07/2015 2 3 - -
VIDEO: Citing '43 Years of Injustice,' Amnesty International interviews Juan Mendez of the UN
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 ...
Angola 3 News 02/19/2015 3 6 - -
A3 Coalition: Louisiana Continues to Obstruct Justice But Albert Woodfox Does Not Fear A Trial
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 ...
Angola 3 News 02/13/2015 4 16 - -
New online action for Albert Woodfox launched today by Amnesty International; Please sign!
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 ...
Angola 3 News 02/11/2015 4 7 - -
Angola 3's Albert Woodfox Applies for Bail With Expedited Review
(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 ...
Angola 3 News 02/07/2015 2 4 - -
Good News for Albert Woodfox: 5th Circuit Rejects AG Caldwell's Request for En Banc Hearing
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 ...
Angola 3 News 02/04/2015 4 17 - -
To Angola 3 Supporters, Help Stop LA Gov Jindal From Speaking at House of Commons in London, UK
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 ...
Angola 3 News 01/16/2015 3 11 - -
The Angola 3's Robert King in Sweden w/ Amnesty Intl for the release of a new song by Meja
Watch the new music video here .
Angola 3 News 01/15/2015 2 4 - -
Humanist Sociologists 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@gmail....
Angola 3 News 01/09/2015 3 14 1 -
Albert Woodfox Has Been Denied Contact Visits for Almost 2 Years; Please Take Action!
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 ...
Angola 3 News 12/09/2014 8 32 3 -
"Barbaric Beyond Measure," NY Times details Albert Woodfox's four decades in solitary confinement
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 ...
Angola 3 News 11/22/2014 30 157 2 -
BREAKING! Albert Woodfox's Overturned Conviction Upheld in Unanimous 5th Circuit Ruling
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 ...
Angola 3 News 11/20/2014 11 31 - -
Terrorism, COINTELPRO, and the Black Panther Party --An interview with law professor Angela A. Allen
Our new interview is featured below. Embedded links and more photos are available with the source article here: http://angola3news.blogspot.com/2014/09/terrorism-cointelpro-and-black-panther....
Angola 3 News 09/07/2014 11 28 - -
Panthers in the Hole: French Angola 3 Book Illustrates US Prison Crisis -Interview w/ Amnesty France
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....
Angola 3 News 07/27/2014 1 6 - -
Albert Woodfox Speaks to the Experts About 42 Years of Solitary Confinement
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 ...
Angola 3 News 04/29/2014 8 35 1 -
Razor Wire, Prison Cells, and Black Panther Robert H. King’s Life of Resistance
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 ...
Angola 3 News 04/02/2014 5 13 1 -
Angola 3: Legal Update, Upcoming Events with Robert King, and Feb. 15 Vigil
Angola 3 News 02/05/2014 3 5 - -
A Moral Outrage: Albert Woodfox’s 41 Years in Solitary Despite 3 Overturned Convictions
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 ...
Angola 3 News 01/12/2014 6 33 - -
Albert Woodfox's Hour in the 5th: A reportback on the Jan. 7 oral arguments
(PHOTO: A3 supporters outside the Court on January 7.) MEDIA: Lauren McGaughy, Times-Picayune ...
Angola 3 News 01/08/2014 5 5 - -
On the eve of Albert Woodfox's 5th Circuit oral arguments, Amnesty International demands his release
Featured below are statements released today by both Amnesty USA ...
Angola 3 News 01/06/2014 1 4 - -
Amnesty Intl action alert: Drop the vengeance! Free Albert Woodfox! (oral arguments on Tues, Jan 7)
(PHOTO: Artwork displayed at Herman Wallace’s memorial service. See more photos of the memorial service by Ann Harkness .) Featured below ...
Angola 3 News 01/03/2014 1 6 - -
Jan. 15: NYC screening of ‘Hard Time,’ a new film about Robert King of the Angola 3
(Recent photo of Robert King with US Congressman John Conyers) The new Canadian film about Robert H. King of the Angola 3, Hard Time, will be shown by New Filmmakers New York at 6pm on Wednesday, ...
Angola 3 News 12/16/2013 1 2 - -
VIDEO: Azadeh Zohrabi on CA Hunger Strikers, Solitary Confinement, and Herman Wallace
Watch the video here: http://angola3news.blogspot.com/2013/11/azadeh-zohrabi-on-ca-hunger-strikers.html Azadeh Zohrabi spoke in San Francisco on November 8, 2013, at an event alongside Robert H. ...
Angola 3 News 11/25/2013 1 6 1 -
Reports from today’s hearing for Albert Woodfox of the Angola 3, to end strip searches
As you may remember, Albert's first hearing seeking to bring an end to the inhumane, abusive, and illegal routine strip searches he is subjected to daily was postponed. Now, after months of legal ...
Angola 3 News 11/13/2013 2 6 - -
Angola 3 Coalition: Winning in the Court of Public Opinion (info on Albert Woodfox's Nov 13 hearing)
We have just released this, as the A3 Coalition newsletter, wrapping up recent news as well as detailing some upcoming events. You can view the original post here , which includes more graphics.
Angola 3 News 11/06/2013 1 3 - -
Action Alert: Demand an end to Arthur “Cetewayo” Johnson’s 34 years in solitary confinement
Below is full text (reprinted with permission, and at the request of the authors) of an action alert issued by the newly formed Abolitionist Law Center in Pennsylvania . Please help by taking action ...
Angola 3 News 10/28/2013 6 21 1 -
Tribute to Herman Wallace of the Angola 3, by US Congressmen Conyers, Richmond, and Scott
Herman Wallace's sister, Victory Wallace, recently was sent this letter and a copy of the Angola 3 entry in the Congressional Record from Congressman John Conyers, Robert C. Scott, and Cedric L. ...
Angola 3 News 10/12/2013 6 11 2 -
TAKE ACTION: Citing Herman Wallace, Amnesty Intl. calls for Albert Woodfox's release
Following the death of Herman Wallace, who was held in solitary confinement for nearly 40 years, Amnesty International today launches a campaign demanding the release of his co-defendant Albert ...
Angola 3 News 10/11/2013 1 3 1 -
The "Muhammad Ali of the Criminal Justice System" Passes On
This morning we lost without a doubt the biggest, bravest, and brashest personality in the political prisoner world. It is with great sadness that we write with the news of Herman Wallace's passing.
Angola 3 News 10/04/2013 8 13 - -
A Dying Herman Wallace Reindicted Just Days After Release?
This is breaking news, and we, the A3 Coalition, will have more information soon (Photo: Herman released Monday night)
Angola 3 News 10/03/2013 16 18 1 -
Herman Wallace of the Angola 3 has been released! Democracy Now coverage and more
Last nite after a day-long standoff between State authorities and a Federal Judge, Herman Wallace was finally released from prison, with only days, if not hours, to live.
Angola 3 News 10/02/2013 13 13 - -
BREAKING: Angola 3's Herman Wallace has conviction overturned and release ordered!
We in the A3 Coalition have just learned about this morning's ruling and have issued the statement below. Check into www.angola3news.com for updates. Thanks to all of our DK supporters!!! --Read ...
Angola 3 News 10/01/2013 7 32 1 -
Fighting Spirit: A Message from Herman Wallace of the Angola 3
Below is a new statement from Herman Wallace of the Angola 3, recently diagnosed with cancer. Amnesty International is demanding his release on humanitarian grounds --Please join them by taking ...
Angola 3 News 09/13/2013 4 9 - -
Torture by Design: Saying No to the Architecture of Solitary Confinement –Raphael Sperry interview
Check out our new interview, just released! It's timed with the 40th day of the ongoing California prisoner hunger strike. Interviewee Raphael Sperry, an architect and President of Architects / ...
Angola 3 News 08/17/2013 4 17 - -
VIDEOS: Oakland Protest Supporting CA Prisoner Hunger Strike
At lunchtime on Wednesday July 31, Frank Ogawa/Oscar Grant Plaza in downtown Oakland hosted a protest rally in support of the CA prisoner hunger strike that began on July 8. The rally was followed ...
Angola 3 News 08/01/2013 3 16 1 -
Ebony Magazine -- Herman Wallace and Nelson Mandela: A Tale of Two Heroes
As public pressure continues to increase for Herman Wallace’s compassionate release, this new article was released by Ebony Magazine. If you have not yet done so, please take action with Amnesty ...
Angola 3 News 07/20/2013 6 8 - -
Opening the Box: Sarah Shourd on Herman Wallace (Released from Solitary!), CA Hunger Strikers & more
Thanks to public pressure, Herman Wallace of the Angola 3, recently diagnosed with cancer, has finally been transferred out of solitary confinement, following a letter sent to the Justice Department ...
Angola 3 News 07/18/2013 1 7 - -
Reps. Richmond, Conyers, Nadler, and Scott ask DOJ to investigage Louisiana Prisons; Cite Angola 3
An excerpt from the letter to the US Department of Justice states: "The Louisiana DOC has an abysmal history of protecting the rights of its prisoners, and the tragic story of the Angola 3 is a ...
Angola 3 News 07/12/2013 3 10 - -
Amnesty International: Compassionate Release for Herman Wallace of the Angola 3 (take action!)
Today, in response to the tragic news that Herman Wallace is terminally ill with cancer, Amnesty International has launched a campaign calling for Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal to immediately ...
Angola 3 News 07/10/2013 5 9 - -
Melissa Harris Perry, MSNBC on compassionate release for Herman Wallace of the Angola 3
Yesterday Herman Wallace's lawyer, Nick Trenticosta, was a guest on Melissa Harris-Perry's MSNBC TV show, where he explained the seriousness of Herman Wallace's diagnosis with liver cancer: “He’
Angola 3 News 07/07/2013 2 10 - -
Amnesty Intl: Herman Wallace of the Angola 3 Diagnosed w/ Liver Cancer, Send Messages of Support
It is with great sadness that we write to share the news of Herman Wallace's recent liver cancer diagnosis.
Angola 3 News 07/02/2013 1 4 1 -
Abusing Prisoners Decreases Public Safety -Interview w/ author and ex-con Shawn Griffith
We just released this interview today, about a powerful new book.
Angola 3 News 05/22/2013 6 16 1 -
Russell ‘Maroon’ Shoatz Files Lawsuit Protesting 22 Consecutive Years in Solitary Confinement
This is the second part of our report on the campaign to have Maroon removed from solitary. Below is a video interview with Shoatz from several years ago, featured here to accompany the text ...
Angola 3 News 05/10/2013 2 2 - -
Russell Maroon Shoatz Must Be Released From Solitary -An interview w/ Theresa Shoatz...
Below is our new interview. Immediately below is a 2011 video by Solitary Watch with interviewee Theresa ...
Angola 3 News 04/24/2013 4 3 - -
Marking 41 years of solitary, the Angola 3 Coalition launches new anti-solitary campaign with NRCAT
Angola 3 News 04/17/2013 2 10 1 -
Last Chance to take action w/ Amnesty Intl for Albert Woodfox of the Angola 3
There are only a few days remaining before Amnesty International ends their online action campaign urging Louisiana Attorney General James Caldwell to not appeal the February 25 ruling by US ...
Angola 3 News 03/31/2013 1 6 1 -
Robert King: End 41 yrs of cruel and inhuman solitary confinement for Albert Woodfox of the Angola 3
Below is a new statement, just released by Robert H. King urging people to support Amnesty International's newly-launched campaign supporting Albert Woodfox of the Angola 3. To accompany this is an ...
Angola 3 News 03/23/2013 13 14 - -
Solitary Watch on today's statement by AG Caldwell that the Angola 3 "have never been in solitary"
Below is the full, unedited March 21, 2013 article by James Ridgeway and Jean Casella, reprinted with permission from Solitary ...
Angola 3 News 03/21/2013 2 8 - -
TAKE ACTION: Amnesty International launches online campaign for Albert Woodfox of the Angola 3
Please take action here! Today Amnesty International launched an online campaign asking Louisiana Attorney General James Caldwell to not appeal the District Court's ruling to either release or ...
Angola 3 News 03/11/2013 2 2 1 -
Amnesty International urges the State to not appeal Albert Woodfox's third overturned conviction
In response to Judge Brady's ruling this week that overturned Albert Woodfox's conviction for a third time , Amnesty International has released a new statement calling on the Louisiana Attorney ...
Angola 3 News 03/01/2013 5 4 - -
Amy Goodman and DN!'s coverage of Albert Woodfox's overturned conviction
We are excited to share to new pieces released today. First is Amy Goodman's Truthdig column about Albert Woodfox and the Angola 3. Second is this morning's Democracy Now radio/tv show with co-...
Angola 3 News 02/28/2013 3 11 - -
BREAKING: Albert Woodfox of the Angola 3 has conviction overturned for a third time!
Yesterday, February 26, District Court Judge Brady released a 34-page ruling that granted habeas to Albert on the issue of racial discrimination in the selection of the grand jury foreperson for ...
Angola 3 News 02/27/2013 6 13 - -
For Feb. 25 CA Hearing --Amnesty Intl: 'Proposed reforms will not alleviate the inhumanity of...'
Amnesty International has released a statement a few days before the California State Assembly Public Safety Committee hearing scheduled for 25 February. The hearing will review the reforms proposed ...
Angola 3 News 02/24/2013 2 6 - -
Strategizing to Defeat Control Unit Prisons and Solitary Confinement --An interview w/ Nancy Kurshan
Check out our new interview, just released today, about an important new book, "Out of Control: A Fifteen Year Battle Against Control Unit Prisons." You can purchase the book from Freedom Archives,
Angola 3 News 02/15/2013 1 8 - -
Reforming Prison’s Harshest Tactic –The Angola 3 case may help change the...
Here is the second part of series about the Angola 3 and solitary confinement in US prisons, published by the Root (reprinted with permission from the author). This article focuses more on the ...
Angola 3 News 02/08/2013 3 8 1 -
Freedom for Albert Woodfox of the Angola 3, After 40 Years in Solitary Confinement?
Check out this important new article published by The Root (reprinted here with explicit permission from the author). Also here is a trailer for a new film about the Angola Three:
Angola 3 News 02/04/2013 3 16 - -
The Black Panther Party’s Living Legacy: Touring Oakland & Berkeley with Billy X Jennings
Check out our new video from a Black Panther History tour! Check out all the embedded links in the accompanying article here: http://angola3news.blogspot.com/2013/01/the-black-panther-partys-living-
Angola 3 News 01/30/2013 3 6 1 -
Caged in the USA: Torture in America’s many prisons
Below is an article, reprinted in full (with permission from the author), reporting on an event in London, England that was organized by the Cage Prisoners organization. One of the featured speakers ...
Angola 3 News 12/12/2012 5 28 - -
Amnesty International Denounces Torture in California Prisons --Interview w/ Tessa Murphy
Two weeks after the release of Amnesty Intl’s new report on the use of prolonged solitary confinement inside California’s ‘Security Housing Units’ (SHUs), entitled "The Edge of Endurance: ...
Angola 3 News 10/18/2012 6 13 - -
Amnesty International to CA Authorities: 'End Shocking Conditions in Prison Isolation Units'
On the heels of statewide prisoner hunger strikes, Amnesty International has released their new report ( view here ):
Angola 3 News 10/03/2012 1 7 - 37
World Premiere of Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey with Mumia Abu-Jamal
On October 6, the new documentary film entitled Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey with Mumia Abu-Jamal, will be making its world premiere at the Mill Valley Film Festival, just north of San ...
Angola 3 News 09/29/2012 2 6 - 46
Will AB 2530 Unshackle Childbirth in California? --An interview with Tina Reynolds and Vikki Law
Check out our timely new interview with the co-founders of “Birthing Behind Bars,” an important new website and campaign. Our release is timed with AB 2530, an important anti-shackling bill now ...
Angola 3 News 09/06/2012 1 7 - 48
Do US Prisons Violate European Human Rights Law? --An interview with Hamja Ahsan and Aviva Stahl
Check out our new article, timed with an important ruling expected early in September from the European Court of Human Rights, regarding whether or not US prisons respect human rights enough for the ...
Angola 3 News 08/22/2012 12 10 2 59
Wanda Sabir interviews law prof Angela A. Allen-Bell about the Angola 3 and solitary confinement
Prof Bell keeps on spreading the word in this recent radio interview with Wanda Sabir. If you missed our own interview with her, please click here: http://angola3news.blogspot.com/2012/06/prolonged-
Angola 3 News 07/17/2012 2 5 1 24
Political Prisoner Radio interviews Robert H. King of the Angola 3
Below is a new interview with Robert H. King, who was released from Angola Prison in 2001 after his conviction was overturned. He spent 29 years in continuous solitary confinement. Since his release ...
Angola 3 News 07/11/2012 2 4 - 16
Tuesday: Senate Judiciary Committee to look at Solitary Confinement
Check out our new interview with law professor Angela A. Allen-Bell, author of the Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly article entitled "Perception Profiling & Prolonged Solitary Confinement ...
Angola 3 News 06/18/2012 6 4 - 23
Amnesty Intl asks: 'Where's the evidence?" about the Angola 3
This escalated Amnesty International Campaign, now targeting the Louisiana Dept of Corrections, is very big news for the Angola 3. Albert Woodfox's court hearing, where he will be present, begins ...
Angola 3 News 05/29/2012 7 7 - 65
SF, April 6: The Outer Limits of Solitary Confinement
The International Coalition to Free the Angola Three is presenting a free public forum and film screening entitled “The Outer Limits of Solitary Confinement,” at UC Hastings College of the Law, ...
Angola 3 News 03/29/2012 4 9 1 31
VIDEO: Resisting Gender Violence Without Cops or Prisons --An interview with Victoria Law
Check out our new interview with Victoria Law, a writer, photographer and mother. She is the author of "Resistance Behind Bars: The Struggles of Incarcerated Women" (PM Press 2009), the editor of ...
Angola 3 News 12/13/2011 3 7 - 33
Anti-Solitary Confinement Petition by the National Religious Campaign Against Torture
A new petition calling for the abolition of prolonged solitary confinement in US prisons was launched this week by the National Religious Campaign Against Torture. Please help to spread the word ...
Angola 3 News 12/03/2011 9 14 1 37
"We Called Ourselves the Children of Malcolm" --An interview with It's About Time BPP
Check out our new video marking the 45th anniversary of the Black Panthers. This video features lots of archival images you have probably never seen, including a whole exhibit focusing on Black ...
Angola 3 News 10/18/2011 4 5 - 30
15 Years of Giving Voice to Women and Transgender Prisoners
When women prisoners are discussed by the corporate media, the focus is usually on sensational cases which involve violence and sex. The majority of offenses which land women in prison ...
Angola 3 News 10/08/2011 2 11 1 35
Showdown at Angola Prison: God’s Warden vs. Veteran Muckraker
Mother Jones writer James Ridgeway has written a new article about his recent visit to Angola Prison and his many failed attempts to interview Warden Burl Cain. While published in the July/August ...
Angola 3 News 07/29/2011 1 18 - 60
Solitary Watch on Pelican Bay hunger strike, Hugo Pinell, and more
While spotlighting the Solitary Watch website, this interview also focuses on the upcoming hunger strike at the Pelican Bay supermax prison in California (beginning on July 1), and Hugo Pinell, of ...
Angola 3 News 06/15/2011 6 17 2 56
Amnesty International Launches Global Angola 3 Campaign
Great News! Please take action and help us publicize this important new campaign.
Angola 3 News 06/10/2011 15 14 - 70
The Real Cost of Prisons --An interview with Lois Ahrens
Hi DK folks, check out our new interview, which was recently featured by Alternet.org: http://www.alternet.org/rights/150919/comic_books_as_a_path_to_prison_reform%...
Angola 3 News 06/03/2011 5 8 2 32
Troy Davis Execution Date Expected Anytime --An interview with Laura Moye of Amnesty International
Check out our new interview with Amnesty International. The time is now to take action is support of Troy Davis!
Angola 3 News 05/05/2011 7 18 - 90
SOUL ON FIRE --Online play portrays Herman Wallace of the Angola 3
All three of the videos embedded below are highly ...
Angola 3 News 04/14/2011 3 4 - 7
Kiilu Nyasha interviews Robert H. King of the Angola 3
Check out the newly uploaded episode of the 'Freedom is a Constant Struggle' TV show, hosted by Kiilu Nyasha, where she interviews Robert King, of the Angola 3, who was released from Angola Prison ...
Angola 3 News 04/13/2011 6 4 1 21
Kiilu Nyasha interviews Dennis Cunningham: Attica Uprising
Check out this newly uploaded episode of Kiilu Nyasha's TV show, Freedom is a Constant Struggle, with Dennis Cunningham. Also, if you haven't watched this yet, here is one of our own interviews with ...
Angola 3 News 04/07/2011 3 5 - 21
US Congressional Briefing About Angola 3 and Solitary Confinement
We are excited to announce that tomorrow there will be a US Congressional Briefing, in Washington DC, about the Angola 3 and the broader issue of solitary confinement, entitled “The Abuses of ...
Angola 3 News 04/05/2011 7 16 2 53
SF Live TV: Ona Move With Pam and Ramona Africa
This is a new interview conducted by Kiilu Nyasha, host of the TV show "Freedom is a Constant Struggle," with whom Angola 3 News has recently collaborated with. This video is not one of our ...
Angola 3 News 03/23/2011 3 3 - 21
What US activists can learn from Latin American social movements
Video-interviewed by Angola 3 News this week while touring the SF Bay Area with his new book Dancing With Dynamite (AK Press), author Benjamin Dangl argues that “because South American social ...
Angola 3 News 03/11/2011 16 16 3 99
VIDEO: Dylcia Pagan and Cisco Torres Talk Politics
This new episode of FREEDOM IS A CONSTANT STRUGGLE was recorded Friday, just in time to help publicize Cisco Torres' important March 2 hearing in San Francisco, with an 8 AM rally that supporters ...
Angola 3 News 02/27/2011 2 5 - 15
Bato and Sundi Remember Comrade George Jackson
Check out this important video about a powerful figure, George Jackson, who far too many people today have never heard of. Here is a heroic fighter for the human rights of prisoners. Stay tuned for ...
Angola 3 News 02/23/2011 4 6 - 23
Lucasville Five Hunger Strike Begins --An interview with author Staughton Lynd
In 1993, the maximum security Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville, Ohio was the site of an historic prisoner rebellion, where more than 400 prisoners seized and controlled a major area ...
Angola 3 News 01/03/2011 8 8 2 68
Kiilu Nyasha reviews British film about the Angola 3
Below is a review of an important new film. As a former Black Panther, Kiilu Nyasha adds a valuable perspective on the case of the Angola 3. She writes: Targeted for their militancy, co-...
Angola 3 News 11/29/2010 5 4 - 26
Angola Prison May Close Lockdown Unit–But Vows to Keep Inmates in Isolation
The important new website called "Solitary Watch" has written a new article about Angola Prison, that we highly recommend reading. We have been given permission to reprint the full article, so the ...
Angola 3 News 10/17/2010 3 8 - 152
U.S. Supermax Prisons Are Challenged in the European Court of Human Rights
This is an important story about human rights violations in US prisons. Please help to spread the word.
Angola 3 News 07/09/2010 113 22 - 40
The MOVE 9 Parole Hearings --An interview with Ramona Africa
The three MOVE 9 women have already been denied parole. Janine and Debbie will be eligible again in two years, and Janet, for no specific reason, got a three year setback. However, the parole board ...
Angola 3 News 07/02/2010 6 11 1 22
Angola 3's Albert Woodfox Responds to Court Ruling
On Monday, June 21, the US Fifth Circuit Court ruled to overturn a July 2008 decision that ordered that Albert Woodfox's conviction and life sentence be "reversed and vacated." Albert Woodfox's ...
Angola 3 News 06/29/2010 6 5 - 17
Court Rules Against Albert Woodfox of the Angola 3
On Monday, June 21, the US Fifth Circuit Court ruled to overturn a July 2008 decision that ordered that Albert Woodfox's conviction and life sentence be "reversed and vacated." As James Ridgeway and ...
Angola 3 News 06/22/2010 10 15 - 88
Movie About the Angola 3 in NYC at HRW Film Fest
Robert King, the member of the Angola 3 who was released in 2001 after his conviction was overturned, and film maker Vadim Jean will be appearing at the film showings. So, if you live near New York ...
Angola 3 News 06/10/2010 10 13 - 15
New article about the Angola 3
On March 30, 2010, an Amnesty International (AI) Public Statement read: "USA: Amnesty International calls for immediate end to nearly 73 years of solitary confinement endured by ...
Angola 3 News 05/07/2010 6 7 - 24
BPP Political Prisoner Chip Fitzgerald Ends Hunger Strike
Good News! The longest held Black Panther Party Political Prisoner, Romaine “Chip” Fitzgerald has ended his hunger strike at Corcoran State Prison in California now that the prison and ...
Angola 3 News 05/06/2010 6 6 - 24
BPP Political Prisoner Romaine "Chip" Fitzgerald On Hunger Strike!
From http://www.freechip.org: Romaine "Chip" Fitzgerald, born and raised in Compton, California, joined the Southern California Chapter of the Black Panther Party in early 1969 as a teenager who had ...
Angola 3 News 04/28/2010 7 8 - 24
At Angola Prison, Does Jesus Christ Save?
In the body below is a new article written by Stan Moody, who is an author, former Maine State Representative and former Chaplain at the maximum security Maine State Prison. He writes: ...
Angola 3 News 04/26/2010 9 13 - 29
Angola 3 in the UK Media
Three important stories were released today in the UK, focusing mostly on the UK release of the new movie about the Angola 3, entitled "In The Land Of The Free..."
Angola 3 News 03/23/2010 7 3 - 8
A Suspicious (and Lonely) Death in Maine State Prison’s Lockdown Unit
This is an important new article featured at the impressive new website, Solitary Watch, which needs our help in spreading the word about their important work.
Angola 3 News 03/20/2010 9 13 - 88
UK Guardian: In the land of the free?
Check out this excellent new article from today's issue of the UK Guardian which spotlights the case of the Angola 3 and announces the important new documentary, narrated by Samuel L. Jackson, ...
Angola 3 News 03/10/2010 5 7 - 10
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