Tag Archive | Judicial Brutality

And Justice For All (Who Can Afford It)

Connie Hawkins passed away yesterday. I considered writing a little something about him. I was a big fan of “The Hawk” growing up for two reasons. He was the most spectacular basketball player I’d ever seen up to that point in my young life and word on the street in New York was that he’d […]

Help Requested For Political Prisoner Herman Bell After Brutal Attack By Prison Guards

The following is from the Free Mumia NYC website: Dear Friends, We are asking people to write letters to Anthony Annucci, Commissioner of New York Dept. of Corrections, making the following demands (a sample letter follows that we would like you to use): That Herman Bell be immediately given adequate medical screening and attention at […]

In This Corner…

Sometimes the world is like an insane, criminally dysfunctional boxing ring in which insidious corruption is the rule as opposed to the exception and the “referee” joins in the fight – for one side. “In this corner we have a sensitive, 69 year old political prisoner with the moral courage to stand up for his […]

Please Help Mumia Abu-Jamal’s Lawyers

Dear Mumia Abu-Jamal Friend and Supporter: The prolonged fight to free this celebrated journalist and former Black Panther began in December 1981. He was framed for the murder of Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner by the Philadelphia Police Department and the city’s judicial system, as well, for a crime he could not have committed. A […]

Rally & March For Mumia

From the Free Mumia Website:   Free Mumia Now! Stop the DA Office’s Cover-up! July 7: MARCH & RALLY! 12 noon at the DA’s office across from City Hall # On May 30, the Philly DA’s Office brushed off a judge’s order to release all records of former DA Ron Castille’s involvement in Mumia’s case. […]

Can Mumia Abu-Jamal Receive Justice In A Judicial System Rife With Corruption?

Mumia Abu-Jamal went to court yesterday (Monday) for a hearing on his Post Conviction Relief Act petition in Pennsylvania state court. The hearing was to decide whether to overturn appeals that have been denied by the corrupt Pennsylvania Supreme Court between 1995 and 2008. It is common knowledge there is ample evidence showing Philadelphia police and […]

WATER IS LIFE: FROM FLINT TO STANDING ROCK TO PA. PRISONS

INTERNATIONAL CONCERNED FAMILY & FRIENDS OF MUMIA ABU-JAMAL WATER IS LIFE: FROM FLINT TO STANDING ROCK TO PA. PRISONS MARCH 1st NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION DEMANDING CLEAN WATER IN PA PRISON’S Since August of 2016, Mumia Abu-Jamal and other Inmates at the State Correctional Facility in Mahanoy, Pennsylvania, have been plagued with unsafe drinking and […]