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After 43 years in solitary confinement, Albert Woodfox has been released 

On Monday, U.S. district judge James Brady granted 68-year-old Albert Woodfox his freedom and took the additional step of barring him from standing trial again in connection to his alleged role in the 1972 murder of a prison guard. Woodfox had been awaiting another trial around the tragic circumstances that led to his confinement.

After 4 Decades In Solitary Confinement Former Black Panther Albert Woodfox Granted An Unconditional Release

After 4 Decades In Solitary Confinement Former Black Panther Albert Woodfox Granted An Unconditional Release

A federal district court on Monday ordered the release of 68-year-old Albert Woodfox, a former Black Panther, who spent 40 years in solitary confinement after a prison riot resulted in the death of a Louisiana State Penitentiary prison guard in Angola, according to The Guardian.U.S. District Judge James Bradyof Baton Rouge, Louisiana, ordered the release of Woodfox and took the extra step of…

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