[Audio] PNC engineered Donald Rodney conviction to support propaganda on Walter’s death

-Ogunseye tells CoI

Under cross-examination yesterday, Working People’s Alliance (WPA) member Tacuma Ogunseye charged that Donald Rodney was not given a fair trial after the killing of his brother Walter Rodney because the then PNC government wanted to justify its “version” of the events for propaganda.

Donald Rodney, who was the only witness to the June 13, 1980 killing of Dr. Walter Rodney, was convicted for the possession of explosives without lawful authority shortly after Walter Rodney was killed. He was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment.

Ogunseye, testifying before members of the Commission of Inquiry into Walter Rodney’s death, said WPA members suffered at the  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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