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Judge Tosses 2 Convictions in Malcolm X Killing, DA Apologizes ‘Decades-Long Injustice' | News

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More than half a century after the assassination of Malcolm X, two of his convicted killers were exonerated Thursday after decades of doubt about who was responsible for the civil rights icon’s death.Manhattan judge Ellen Biben dismissed the convictions of Muhammad Aziz and the late Khalil Islam, after prosecutors and the men’s lawyers said a renewed investigation found new evidence that the men were not involved with the killing and determined that authorities withheld some of what they knew."There can be no question that this is a case that cries out for fundamental justice," Biben said. "To Mr. Aziz and your family and to the family of Mr. Islam, I regret that this court ...can't give you back your life."

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