--Angola 3 News is an official project of the International Coalition to Free the Angola 3. Our website is www.angola3news.com, where we provide the latest news about the Angola 3. Additionally we are also creating our own media projects, which spotlight the issues central to the story of the Angola 3, like racism, repression, prisons, human rights, solitary confinement as torture, and more. Our articles and videos have been published by Alternet, Truthout, Counterpunch, Monthly Review, Z Magazine, Indymedia, and many others.

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41 Years in Solitary Confinement, Despite Three Overturned Convictions

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Albert Woodfox has been confined to solitary for over 40 years: animal rights advocates would be outraged if animals got such treatment.

Torture By Design: Saying No to the Architecture of Solitary Confinement and Cruelty

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Raphael Sperry: It’s simply ridiculous to ignore the problems that CDCR has caused with the conditions in their solitary units, and fear-mongering about gangs is not a response. Even if the hunger strikers were gang leaders, they would still be entitled to human rights.

How Abusing Prisoners Jeopardizes Public Safety

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Angola 3 News: Hidden behind the walls, huge numbers of human beings have their spirits broken daily. Secretly, many suffer false disciplinary reports, illegitimate confiscation or destruction of personal property, physical beatings, rape, and sometimes fraudulent criminal penalties.

Protesting 22 Consecutive Years in Solitary

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Angola3News: Ultimately, the people of the U.S. need to rise up and fight back against the imperial prison state, which is also an imperial torture state, decimating minds, bodies, and souls throughout the country on a daily basis.

Why Russell ‘Maroon’ Shoatz Must Be Released From Solitary Confinement

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Angola 3 News: This month, a 30-day action campaign was launched demanding the release of Russell ‘Maroon’ Shoatz from solitary confinement, where he has been held for over 23 consecutive years, and 28 of the last 30 years, in Pennsylvania prisons.

Strategizing to Defeat Solitary Confinement

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Angola3News: Being sent to a control unit prison is tantamount to torture. Prisoners are held under conditions that today are not considered ‘humane’ even for animals. They are an extreme abuse of state power.

Amnesty International Denounces Torture in California Prisons

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Angola 3 News: Amnesty International considers that the conditions of isolation and other deprivations imposed on prisoners in California’s SHU units breach international standards on humane treatment

A Journey with Mumia Abu-Jamal

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Anglola 3 News: We interview Noelle Hanrahan and Stephen Vittoria about their new film examining Mumia Abu-Jamal’s life and work as a revolutionary journalist.

Will AB 2530 Unshackle Childbirth in California?

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Angola 3 News: With Governor Brown’s decision expected anytime, local activists are urgently mobilizing to stop him from vetoing this important bill once again. AB 2530 supporters have created a webpage for the public to contact the Governor.

Do US Prisons Violate European Human Rights Law?

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Angola 3 News: In this interview, Ahsan and Stahl discuss the extreme importance of the upcoming Grand Chamber ruling on a personal level for the six appellants fighting their extradition.

Prolonged Solitary Confinement on Trial

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Angola3Media: A diverse grassroots movement confronting the widespread use of prolonged solitary confinement in US prisons appears to be gaining momentum.

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