Central Park 5: #EndNyWrongfulConviction

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April 26, 2016 by socialaction2014


Members of the Central Park Five, who as teenagers were wrongfully convicted of a 1989 rape due to false confession, have launched the#EndNYWrongfulConviction with the Innocence Project in an effort to move long-stalled state legislation that would prevent the top contributors to wrongful conviction in New York State: false confession and misidentification. In a series of short videos produced by award-winning filmmaker Sarah Burns, Yusef Salaam, Kevin Richardson and Raymond Santana, of the Central Park 5, call for the passage of a bill that would require police to record interrogations and implement eyewitness identification reform.

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