03 Oct 2013

West Feliciana District Attorney Says Herman Wallace Has Been Reindicted

Herman Wallace after his release. BREAKING! In an article published this evening, Lauren McGaughy of the Times-Picayune cites an announcement by West Feliciana District Attorney Samuel D’Aquilla, that a grand jury has reindicted Wallace. McGaughy writes further that: George Kendall, one of Wallace’s attorneys, said no one on his legal

02 Oct 2013

The Day After Herman Wallace’s Release: Today’s Democracy Now! and more

  Watch the tear jerker episode of Democracy Now! Below is an excerpt from the show: AMY GOODMAN: For more, we’re joined by one of the people who met Herman Wallace to deliver the news he would be released: fellow Angola Three member Robert King. Until Tuesday night, King was the

01 Oct 2013

UPDATE 7:30CST: Herman Wallace of the Angola 3 IS FREE

  Update from A3 Coalition: Free At Last! Herman Wallace Has Finally Been Released from Prison (note that tonight’s vigil location has changed to LSU, outside the hospital emergency room, at 2021 Perdido St New Orleans, LA 70112). Update: via activist Scott Crow who is speaking to Jackie Sumell of Herman’s

13 Sep 2013

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. –PLEASE TAKE ACTION WITH AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL: Demand Humane Release for Herman! USA, UK, France, Belgium, and elsewhere On Saturday. August 31st, I was transferred to LSU Hospital for evaluation. I was informed that the

17 Aug 2013

Torture by Design: Saying No to the Architecture of Solitary Confinement –An interview with Raphael Sperry

Torture by Design: Saying No to the Architecture of Solitary Confinement and Cruelty –An interview with Raphael Sperry By Angola 3 News Friday, August 16 marked the 40th consecutive day of a multi-ethnic statewide prisoner hunger strike initiated from inside the Security Housing Unit (SHU) of California’s Pelican Bay State

05 Aug 2013

A3 Newsletter: On a Move, But the Struggle Continues (Updates on Herman Wallace and more)

(Published by the International Coalition to Free the Angola 3, on August 5, 2013) On July 12, Louisiana’s Hunt prison reduced Herman Wallace’s classification from maximum to medium security and transferred him out of solitary confinement into a 10-bunk dorm inside the prison hospital, where he has access to a

01 Aug 2013

VIDEOS: Oakland Protest Supporting CA Prisoner Hunger Strike (featuring Danny Murillo, Janetta Louise Johnson and Paige Kumm)

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 by a spirited march through downtown Oakland (view event photos here). This event was held in

20 Jul 2013

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 International calling for Herman’s release. From Ebony Magazine: Two political prisoners: one past, one present, both lay

18 Jul 2013

Amnesty International: Don’t let Herman Wallace die alone, keep up the pressure

Below is the full text of an email action alert sent out today by Amnesty International, who is continuing the push for Herman’s release from prison on humanitarian grounds. We are very thankful for Amnesty’s support.   As you may know, Herman Wallace may not have a lot of time

18 Jul 2013

Opening the Box: Sarah Shourd on Herman Wallace, California Hunger Strikers and the Horror of Solitary Confinement

(View new photo of Herman Wallace without leg irons, using an exercise bike, following his recent transfer from solitary confinement. Herman wanted to show supporters he is fighting to survive.) Opening the Box: Sarah Shourd on Herman Wallace, California Hunger Strikers and the Horror of Solitary Confinement By Angola 3