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New York to Pay $26 Million to Men Wrongly Convicted of Killing Malcolm X

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The city of New York is settling lawsuits filed on behalf of two men who were exonerated last year for the 1965 assassination of Malcolm X, agreeing to pay $26 million for the wrongful convictions which led to both men spending decades behind bars.
Published 3 months ago · New York, United States

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Men wrongly convicted in Malcolm X slaying reach settlement with New York City, state

By Rich McKay - A man exonerated last year in the 1965 slaying of Black activist Malcolm X and the estate of a second man cleared posthumously reached a settlement totaling $36 million with New York City and state, their attorney said on Sunday. Muhammad Aziz, 84, had sought $40 million after serving about two decades in prison and more than 55 years after being wrongly blamed in the

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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New York to pay $36m for wrongly convicting two men of Malcolm X killing

Payments to follow exoneration of Muhammad Aziz and the late Khalil Islam who both spent decades in prison

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Two men wrongly convicted of killing Malcolm X will receive $26m settlement

The men spent more than two decades locked up for a murder they did not commit

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Conviction Overturned, 2 Jailed For Malcolm X Killing To Get $36 Million

The two men whose convictions for the 1965 assassination of Malcolm X were overturned last year will receive $36 million from the city and state of New York, their lawyer confirmed Sunday night.

3 months ago·New Delhi, India
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NYC will pay men exonerated in Malcolm X's killing $36 million, admitting 'grave injustices'

The city of New York agreed to pay $26 million for the wrongful convictions in Malcolm X's 1965 assassination. The state will also pay $10 million.

3 months ago·United States
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Men exonerated in Malcolm X killing to receive $36 million

The city of New York will settle lawsuits filed on behalf of two men who were exonerated last year for the 1965 assassination of Malcolm X. Their lawyer, David Shanies,

3 months ago·United States
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