2021-04-03: News Headlines

otowenh (2021-04-03). Pope Needs to Send Easter Message to Biden on Assange. orinocotribune.com Francis the First thought of the WikiLeaks publisher languishing in his cell on Palm Sunday and should consider sending a second message, writes Elizabeth Vos. | Pope Francis delivered a message of support last Sunday to WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange after a hard night in Belmarsh prison, according to a After a hard night, Julian woke up this morning to a kind, personal message from Pope Francis

Eds. (2021-04-03). Lenin Moreno and the CIA against Andres Arauz. mronline.org The second round of the Ecuadorian election between the candidate of the pro-Correa citizen revolution Arauz and the banker Lasso is approaching, and things are accelerating in the axis formed by Lenin Moreno and the United States, with its intelligence services at the forefront. | April 2, 2021 | Newswire…

Fight Back (2021-04-03). Illinois: After 31 Years, Gerald Reed is Free! fightbacknews.org Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression. | The Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression (CAARPR) greets the commutation of Gerald Reed's life sentence today by Governor J. B. Pritzker as a courageous act to set right a terrible crime against a Black man committed 31 years ago. Now we need to finish the job of freeing all survivors of police torture who were convicted by confessions coerced by police and dismantling the prison industrial complex as a whole. | Reed was convicted of a double murder in 1990 after…

Fight Back (2021-04-03). Illinois: After 31 Years, Gerald Reed is Free! fightbacknews.org Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression. | The Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression (CAARPR) greets the commutation of Gerald Reed's life sentence today by Governor J. B. Pritzker as a courageous act to set right a terrible crime against a Black man committed 31 years ago. Now we need to finish the job of freeing all survivors of police torture who were convicted by confessions coerced by police and dismantling the prison industrial complex as a whole. | Reed was convicted of a double murder in 1990 after…

John Bachtell (2021-04-02). Gerald Reed freed after 31 years of wrongful imprisonment. peoplesworld.org Gerald Reed is finally free after spending 31 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit. Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker commuted Reed's sentence to time served on April 1. Reed was one of the hundreds of young African American men brutally tortured into making a false confession by Chicago police during the 1970s, 80s …

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