Larry Pinkney’s 1981 United Nations ruling victory was written about by the Associated Press and published on Tuesday, December 15, 1981 in The Province (British Columbia, Canada).

The legal precedent established by Larry Pinkney in his self-authored case to the United Nations, resulting from the UN ruling, was utilized in cases throughout the world.

Excerpts from the article:


GENEVA – The UN Human Rights Committee has ruled that Canada violated an international agreement when it limited an American black activist’s right to appeal his extortion conviction.

Larry James Pinkney, a former Black Panther, was arrested in 1976…



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