Posts Tagged ‘Prisoners rights’
Selma James’ message to Mumia, after news of the terrible Lucretia Clemons judgment that denied his latest appeal for legal redress.
Dear Mumia, It is painful to envisage your having to read this judgement where, once again, the evidence of your innocence is drowned in a racist class sadism. This is how the truth continues to be hidden. We know from your own example and writings that prisoners often win justice by becoming jailhouse lawyers for…Read More
Why a retrial for Mumia Abu-Jamal is necessary…
On December 16, 2022, Judge Lucretia Clemons (Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas) Will Hold the Final Hearing Where She Will Grant or Deny Formal Review of New Exculpatory Evidence, Abu-Jamal’s Best Chance at a New Trial Prepared by Dr. Johanna Fernandez (email@example.com) and Ira Arlook firstname.lastname@example.org  J. Patrick O’Connor, The Framing of Mumia Abu-Jamal (Chicago: Lawrence Hill Books, 2008):…Read More
Race and Wrongful Convictions in the US, published by the National Registry of Exonerations.
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Screening of “In Prison My Whole Life” part of the International Offensive to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal, in which over 500 organisations took part.
Free Mumia Abu-Jamal. Award-winning journalist & Black Panther wrongly imprisoned for over 30 years. Public meeting & film showing Saturday 24 March 2018 – 7pm Crossroads Women’s Centre 25 Wolsey Mews, London NW5 2DXRead More
Women of Colour GWS invited speak on a panel discussion at a screening Stephen Vittoria’s film, Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary.
Women of Colour Global was an invited speak on a panel discussion at a screening Stephen Vittoria’s film, by the Development & Conflict Group at University of Westminster’s School of Law. Mumia: Long Distance Revolutionary a film by STEPHEN VITTORIA (119 minutes) Wednesday 30 April 2014 at 6 p.m. Venue: School of Law, University of Westminster, 4…Read More
Letter to the supporters of Mumia Abu-Jamal from the Global Women’s Strike, Women of Colour in GWS and Pay Day Men’s Network.
Dear supporters of Mumia Abu-Jamal, Mumia, as he is known to millions, has been fighting for a new trial free of racism. In December, a petition on Mumia’s behalf will be filed before the US Supreme Court centered on the key issue: that racism kept some Black people off the jury which convicted Mumia. If the…Read More
A Chronology of Injustice: The case of Winston Silcott’s conviction to be overturned
Riveting chronology of events explains why Winston Silcott’s truthful defence was never put to the jury and why after 12 years in prison, the police and media are still pursuing him.Read More