Tag Archive | Political Prisoners

RASHID HAS BEEN MOVED! EMERGENCY APPEAL!

Originally posted on Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity:
6/23/17 Emergency Appeal Supporters received word that Kevin “Rashid” Johnson, prisoner-organizer, artist and revolutionary, was picked up by Virginia officials and removed from Clements Unit on Thursday, June 23rd. He is no longer being held by Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Rashid is a very good organizer and was…

So Strange…

Life is so strange. We have people in prison for decades whose minds are free to roam the universe and who appreciate the simplest truths and the natural beauty of the world. Then, we have people whose bodies are free to go anywhere and experience virtually everything this world has to offer yet they choose […]

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 […]

Court Rules Mumia Abu-Jamal Be Given Hepatitis C Cure!

Something amazing happened in Pennylvania. A court actually ruled in favor of human beings over the interests of the Prison Industrial Complex, an industry that has gotten an insidious foothold in our government. This is an industry that has been allowed not only to get away with torture, they have made obscene profits doing so. […]

Victory For Mumia Abu-Jamal & All Inmates With Hepatitis C

Great news from the MumiaNYC website today: Dear Friends, Comrades and All Mumia Supporters: I have yet to read Judge Mariani’s ruling, but did get the amazing news from Bob Boyle, one of the two attorneys fighting relentlessly for almost a year now for Mumia to get the treatment he needs, by telephone, that the […]

Oscar López Rivera: “I Am Deeply Grateful to My People”

Spread the word. Sign the petition: https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/president-obama-free-oscar-lopez-rivera-he-ends-his-term-president *********************************************************************************************** The following article was published in a mainstream San Juan daily newspaper, El Nuevo Dia. Check out the following fascinating transcript of a very recent phone interview with him. http://www.elnuevodia.com/english/english/nota/oscarlopezriveraiamdeeplygratefultomypeople-2268715/ WASHINGTON – It is zero hour for his plea for clemency to President Barack Obama and political […]