Tag Archive | Prison Industrial Complex

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. […]

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 […]

Good News For Mumia Abu-Jamal

Good News For Mumia Abu-Jamal

UPDATE on Mumia’s demand in court for hepatitis C treatment and what you can do to help him — Good News! Today [March 27] the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit denied the Department of Correction’s motion to “stay” Judge Mariani’s order that the DOC provide Mumia the Hep-C treatment pending appeal. The DOC […]

The Campaign To Bring Mumia Home

By Johanna Fernandez Dear Friends of Mumia, I’m writing on behalf of the Committee to Save Mumia Abu-Jamal to ask if you might help us in an emergency. The Committee is the official fundraising venue for Mumia’s legal defense today. It has been raising funds, quietly, since Mumia was facing execution in the ‘90s. The […]

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. […]