Justice: misjudgment in Malcolm X murder: 84-year-old sues New York – politics

Islam had also spent 20 years in prison. He died in 2009. A third convict, who confessed to the murder, remained guilty. Immediately after the verdicts against Aziz and Islam were overturned, talks about the amount of compensation broke down, reports the New York Times. New York’s current Mayor Eric Adams announced that he would examine the lawsuit. “As someone who has campaigned throughout his career for a fairer criminal justice system, I believe that the overturning of the convictions of Mr. Aziz and Mr. Islam was a just result.”

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