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Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter Dies; Boxer Was Wrongfully Imprisoned For Murder

By Jessica Gelt, Los Angeles Times Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, the middleweight boxer whose wrongful triple-murder conviction inspired a film starring Denzel Washington and a song by Bob Dylan, died in Toronto on Sunday. He was 76. Carter, who died of complications from prostate cancer, had a difficult upbringing in New Jersey and had stints in prison […]

April 21, 2014

Freed Hikers Highlight American Hypocrisy

Joshua Fattal and Shane Bauer — the two American hikers who were freed last week after more than two years of imprisonment in Iran — held a revealing press conference this morning that shined a light on the United States’ hypocritical national security policies. Fattal and Bauer began by describing their horrible treatment while imprisoned […]

September 26, 2011