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Albert Woodfox Released From Jail After 43 Years in Solitary Confinement
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Albert Woodfox, Angola Three, Louisiana, US prisons )

Judy
- 790 days ago - theguardian.com
Albert Woodfox, the longest-standing solitary confinement prisoner in the US, held in isolation in a six-by-nine-foot cell almost continuously for 43 years, has been released from a Louisiana jail.
After Decades of Injustice, Let the Angola 3 Ruling Stand! ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Angola 3, justice, Albert Woodfox, Attorney General Caldwell, Louisiana, evidence )

Nancy
- 1854 days ago - takeaction.amnestyusa.org
This isn't the first or even the second time Albert's conviction has been overturned. Previously judges have cited racial discrimination, misconduct by the prosecution and inadequate defense in their rulings.
   

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