Man Exonerated in Malcolm X Murder Files Lawsuit Against New York State

Man Exonerated in Malcolm X Murder Files Lawsuit Against New York State



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Muhammad A. Aziz filed the claim on Tuesday, along with a notice seeking a settlement with the city, for the toll that being “unjustly branded as a convicted murderer” for 55 years took on his life.

Standing in a Manhattan courtroom last month, Muhammad A. Aziz lamented the miscarriage of justice that had wrongly labeled him one of Malcolm X’s killers for more than five decades.

Now, Mr. Aziz — one of two men exonerated in the assassination of one of the most influential Black leaders of the civil rights era — has filed a claim against New York State for at least $20 million in damages, citing the toll that being “unjustly branded as a convicted murderer” inflicted on his mental well-being, public reputation and personal relationships.

His lawyers have also notified New York City that he intends to file a $60 million wrongful conviction lawsuit against the city in 90 days if an agreement is not reached before that date.

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See the original article here: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/12/14/nyregion/aziz-malcolm-x-murder.html


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