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Louisiana must end its campaign of vengeance against Albert Woodfox

Following the death of Herman Wallace last Friday, who was held in solitary confinement for over 41 years, Amnesty International is launching a campaign for the release of his co-defendant Albert Woodfox. He too has been held in cruel conditions of isolation following the deeply flawed trials. Following the death of Herman Wallace last Friday, who was held in solitary confinement for over 41 years, Amnesty International is launching a campaign for the release of his co-defendant Albert W

Louisiana must end its campaign of vengeance against Albert Woodfox - 10 October 2013

Headline Title:  Louisiana must end its campaign of vengeance against Albert Woodfox Following the death of Herman Wallace last Friday, who was held in solitary confinement for over 41 years, Amnesty International is launching a campaign for the release of his co-defendant Albert W Following the death of Herman Wallace last Friday, who was held in solitary confinement for over 41 years, Amnesty International is launching a campaign for the release of his co-defendant Albert Woodfox. Media Node:  Albert Woodfox Albert Woodfox young Angola video Story Location:  United Kingdom 39° 42' 42.0948" N, 101° 15' 0" W See map: Google Maps URL:  Take Action! Description:  Take action to help Albert Woodfox URL:  Justice deferred to the end Description:  Feature, 4 October 2013 URL:  USA overturns conviction of terminally ill man held in isolation for over 41 years Description:  News, 1 October 2013 URL:  Louisiana’s “justice” keeps man locked up in isolation for over 40 years Description:  News, 26 March 2013 URL:  “USA: 100 years in solitary: ‘The Angola 3’ and their fight for justice” Description:  Report, 2011

Justice différée jusqu’à la fin - 4 October 2013

Headline Title:  Justice différée jusqu’à la fin C’est un triste jour pour les droits humains et la justice. Herman Wallace, âgé de 71 ans, a succombé à un cancer du foie après avoir passé plus de 41 années à l’isolement dans une prison de Louisiane. Media Node:  HERMAN_fr Herman Wallace old_fr Story Location:  United Kingdom 40° 15' 1.6668" N, 100° 32' 48.75" W See map: Google Maps URL:  États-Unis. Une décision de justice annule la condamnation d’un prisonnier malade placé à l’isolement depuis plus de 41 ans Description:  Communiqué de presse, 1er octobre 2013 URL:  États-Unis : il faut libérer un homme détenu à l'isolement depuis 40 ans et atteint d'un cancer en phase terminale Description:  Nouvelle, 10 juillet 2013 URL:  La «justice» de la Louisiane maintient un homme à l’isolement depuis plus de 40 ans Description:  Nouvelle, 26 mars 2013 URL:  États-Unis : 100 ans à l'isolement. Les « Trois d'Angola » et leur combat pour la justice Description:  Rapport, 2011

Justicia postergada hasta el final - 4 October 2013

Headline Title:  Justicia postergada hasta el final Hoy es un día triste para los derechos humanos y para la justicia. Herman Wallace, el hombre de 71 años que pasó más de 41 años encarcelado en régimen de aislamiento en Luisiana, ha fallecido finalmente tras perder su batalla contra el cáncer de hígado. Media Node:  HERMAN_es Herman Wallace old_es Video: Angola 3 Story Location:  United Kingdom 40° 15' 1.6668" N, 100° 32' 48.75" W See map: Google Maps URL:  EE. UU. anula la condena de un enfermo terminal que lleva más de 41 años en régimen de aislamiento Description:  Noticia, 1 de octubre de 2013 URL:  Estados Unidos debe excarcelar a enfermo terminal en aislamiento desde hace 40 años Description:  Noticia, 10 de julio de 2013 URL:  26 marzo 2013 La “justicia” de Luisiana mantiene en aislamiento a un hombre durante más de 40 años Description:  Noticia, 26 de marzo de 2013 URL:  EE. UU.: Cien años en régimen de aislamiento. Los "Tres de Angola" y su lucha por la justicia Description:  Informe, 2011

Justice deferred to the end - 4 October 2013

Headline Title:  Justice deferred to the end Today is a sad day for human rights and justice. Herman Wallace, the 71-year-old man who spent over 41 years in solitary confinement in prison in Louisiana, finally passed away after losing his battle with liver cancer. Media Node:  HERMAN Herman Wallace old Angola 3 video Story Location:  United Kingdom 40° 15' 1.6668" N, 100° 32' 48.75" W See map: Google Maps URL:  USA overturns conviction of terminally ill man held in isolation for over 41 years Description:  1 October 2013 URL:  USA must release terminally ill man held in isolation for 40 years Description:  News Story, 10 July 2013 URL:  Louisiana’s “justice” keeps man locked up in isolation for over 40 years Description:  News, 26 March 2013 URL:  USA: 100 years in solitary: ‘The Angola 3’ and their fight for justice Description:  Report, 2011

EE. UU. anula la condena de un enfermo terminal que lleva más de 41 años en régimen de aislamiento - 1 October 2013

Headline Title:  EE. UU. anula la condena de un enfermo terminal que lleva más de 41 años en régimen de ais La decisión de anular la condena de un hombre con una enfermedad terminal que ha estado recluido en régimen de aislamiento más de 41 años tras ser juzgado sin garantías es un paso positivo, pero ll La decisión de anular la condena de un enfermo terminal que lleva más de 41 años en régimen de aislamiento tras un juicio sin garantías es un paso positivo, pero debería haberse tomado hace mucho tiempo después de cuatro decenios años de injusticia. Media Node:  Herman Wallace_es2 Herman Wallace old_es Video: Angola 3 Story Location:  United Kingdom 34° 7' 31.6128" N, 94° 21' 2.1096" W See map: Google Maps “El caso de Herman Wallace es un trágico ejemplo de error de la “justicia” en EE. UU. Finalmente una corte federal ha reconocido algunas de las injusticias que se cometieron en este caso, pero lamentablemente demasiado tarde, pues Wallace, que sufre cáncer en fase terminal, está a las puertas de la muerte.” Source:  Tessa Murphy, adjunta de investigación y acción para USA de Amnistía Internacional URL:  Estados Unidos debe excarcelar a enfermo terminal en aislamiento desde hace 40 años Description:  Noticia, 10 de julio de 2013 URL:  La “justicia” de Luisiana mantiene en aislamiento a un hombre durante más de 40 años Description:  Noticia, 26 de marzo de 2013 URL:  Estados Unidos: Cien años en régimen de aislamiento. Los “tres de Angola” y su lucha por la justicia. Description:  Informe, 2011

USA overturns conviction of terminally ill man held in isolation for over 41 years - 1 October 2013

Headline Title:  USA overturns conviction of terminally ill man held in isolation for over 41 years The decision to overturn the conviction of a terminally ill man held in solitary confinement for more than 41 years after a flawed trial is a positive step but long overdue after four decades of in The decision to overturn the conviction of a terminally ill man held in solitary confinement for more than 41 years after a flawed trial is a positive step but long overdue after four decades of injustice. Media Node:  Herman Wallace Herman Wallace old Angola 3 video Story Location:  United Kingdom 34° 7' 31.6128" N, 94° 21' 2.1096" W See map: Google Maps “The case of Herman Wallace is a tragic example of ‘justice’ gone wrong in the USA. Finally a federal court has acknowledged some of the unfairness surrounding this case. However this sadly comes too late for lasting benefit as he is at death’s door with terminal cancer. ” Source:  Tessa Murphy, USA Campaigner at Amnesty International. URL:  USA must release terminally ill man held in isolation for 40 years Description:  News Story, 10 July 2013 URL:  Louisiana’s “justice” keeps man locked up in isolation for over 40 years Description:  News, 26 March 2013 URL:  USA: 100 years in solitary: ‘The Angola 3’ and their fight for justice Description:  Report, 2011

Russia must investigate prison abuse allegations by Pussy Riot member - 25 September 2013

Headline Title:  Russia must investigate prison abuse allegations by Pussy Riot member The Russian prison authorities’ decision to move an imprisoned member of the punk band Pussy Riot to solitary confinement after she complained about prison conditions is yet another sign of suppres The Russian prison authorities’ decision to move an imprisoned member of the punk band Pussy Riot to solitary confinement after she complained about prison conditions is yet another sign of suppression of free speech in the country. Media Node:  Pussy Riot Story Location:  United Kingdom 63° 48' 30.0888" N, 96° 19' 41.25" E See map: Google Maps “The prison administration claimed that Nadezhda Tolokonnikova had been placed in isolation for her own protection, but we are concerned this could be yet another punishment for demanding that her own rights and the rights of other inmates are respected. What authorities should do is investigate the allegations she made. ” Source:  Sergei Nikitin, Director of Amnesty International’s office in Moscow. URL:  Russia: Second Pussy Riot singer denied parole Description:  News Story, 26 July 2013 URL:  Scores of musicians urge Russia to release Pussy Riot Description:  News Story, 22 July 2013 URL:  Read the open letter Description:  Amnesty International open letter signed by more than 100 musicians, 22 July 2013 URL:  Russian artists and activists campaign for the release of punk singers Description:  Public statement, 7 March 2013 URL:  Russia escalating attacks on free expression a year on from Pussy Riot protest Description:  News story, 20 February 2013

États-Unis. Les autorités pénitentiaires californiennes jouent avec la vie des grévistes de la faim

L'attitude des autorités pénitentiaires de Californie, qui ne cherchent pas à résoudre la crise des grèves de la faim dans les quartiers de haute sécurité, risque d’entraîner la mort de détenus, a déclaré Amnesty International. L'attitude des autorités pénitentiaires de Californie, qui ne cherchent pas à résoudre la crise des grèves de la faim dans les quartiers de haute sécurité, risque d’entraîner la mort de détenus, a

Estados Unidos: Las autoridades penitenciarias de California están “jugando con las vidas” de los reclusos en huelga de hambre

La negativa de las autoridades penitenciarias de California a explorar opciones para resolver la crisis de huelga de hambre en las unidades de máxima seguridad del estado es una decisión peligrosa que podría conducir a la muerte de reclusos que están bajo su custodia, ha afirmado Amnistía Internacional La negativa de las autoridades penitenciarias de California a explorar opciones para resolver la crisis de huelga de hambre en las unidades de máxima seguridad del estado es una decisión peligrosa

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