U.S. Frees Terrorist Decades Early
AUGUST 06, 2010
An unrepentant terrorist who helped orchestrate more than 100 U.S. bombings as a member of a violent Puerto Rican extremist group has been quietly released from prison after serving less than half of his sentence.
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The recently freed FALN leader, Carlos Torres, served only 30 years of his 78-year sentence for his role in carrying out numerous attacks within the United States during the late 1970s and early ‘80s. The militant separatist group executed around 130 bombings of government and financial buildings in the nation’s capital,
After appearing on the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted List for three years during the 1970s, Torres was finally arrested in
Upon his recent release from an
The son of a man murdered by a FALN bombing in 1975 points out that Torres was inexplicably released without divulging information that would have solved many of the unsolved FALN bombings, including the one that killed his dad. Furthermore, the orphaned son—now in his 30s—points out that his family was not consulted or informed about Torres’s release, in violation of the Victims Rights and Restitutions Act.
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