UN: US iz violating Kenny Zulu Whitmore’z right to be free from torture


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by Annabelle Parker, Free Zulu Team Europe

The U.N. concludes that the U.S. government has violated Kenny Zulu Whitmore’s right to be free from torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment. Zulu, held for over 35 years in Louisiana’s Angola Prison, an 18,000-acre former plantation, in solitary confinement for a murder he didn’t commit, enraged prison officials soon after he arrived by joining the Angola 3 in forming the first prison chapter of the Black Panther Party.

The U.N. concludes that the U.S. government has violated Kenny Zulu Whitmore’s right to be free from torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment.

'Free Zulu!'On March 6, U.N. Special Rapporteur on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment Juan E. Méndez published a report titled “Observations on Communications Transmitted to Governments and Replies Received,” in which on page 92 and 93 Méndez comments on the failure of the U.S…

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