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Latest update : 2014-07-03

Robert King, Former Louisiana inmate, Member of the 'Angola 3'

Robert King was just a teen when he entered Angola Prison in the US state of Louisiana for the very first time. In the early 1970s, he was wrongly accused of murder after an inmate was stabbed to death in his cell block. King says he was an easy target: a member of the Black Panthers who was also young, poor, black and had a police record in a racist justice system.

King's story of the decades he and two fellow prisoners spent in solitary confinement is told in a new comic book. Now a free man, he is campaigning to put an end to a practice that he considers torture.

By Douglas HERBERT

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2014-09-29 fashion

Diane von Fürstenberg, Fashion designer

No fashion design is more associated with women's rights than that of Diane von Fürstenberg’s iconic wrap dress. As the creation marks its 40th anniversary, Annette Young talks...

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2014-09-28 Syria

Antonio Guterres, UN High Commissioner for refugees

The Syrian conflict has forced more than 3 million people out of the country. UN High Commissionner for refugees Antonio Guterres calls on the international community to step up...

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2014-09-27 Syria

Tammam Salam, Lebanese Prime Minister

Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam was in New York where he met the International Support Group for Lebanon. With 1.3 million Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Islamist groups...

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2014-09-26 Saudi Arabia

Turki al-Faisal, former head of Saudi intelligence

Saudi Arabia is part of the US-led coalition against fighters from IS group. Alongside US aviation, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan have hit targets in...

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2014-09-25 climate change

Connie Hedegaard, EU Commissioner for Climate Action

Five years after global climate talks in Copenhagen ended in a flop, environmental activists are daring to dream green - again. This week's UN climate summit in New York was a...

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