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Apartheid Era Hit Squad Leader Seeks Forgiveness

AFRICANGLOBE - Apartheid police hit squad leader Eugene De Kock i using a public appeal for forgiveness as a ploy to get out of prison.De kock is asking for forgiveness from the family of ANC lawyer Bheki Mlangeni, whom he killed with a bomb in 1991,according to newspaper reports. Your forgiveness will mean a lot to me, but it can in no way wash away the pain I have caused," De Kock wrote in a letter, The Star reported on Tuesday.

Charles Taylor and the CIA, Former Liberian President Was a CIA...

Two very significant and interconnected events happened this week in Liberia - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was inaugurated for a second term with a subdued opposition attending the ceremonies, and former Liberian President Charles Taylor was implicated in a Boston Globe article for serving as a CIA informant beginning in the early 1980s and spanning many decades.

Troy Davis Mourned As a Martyr By Thousands in Ga

Sent to death row 20 years ago as a convicted cop killer, Troy Davis was celebrated as "martyr and foot soldier" Saturday by more than 2,000 people who packed the pews at his funeral and pledged to keep fighting for justice.

Troy Davis Murdered in American Custody

The murder of Troy Davis in Georgia amid overwhelming evidence that he might have been innocent was greeted by protesters outside the prison with tears, prayers and a pledge to continue the fight against the death penalty.

Kwame Kilpatrick Gets Parole, Will be Released in July

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick will be released from prison and could be headed for Texas as soon as July 24. Kilpatrick won parole Friday...