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Mumia Abu-Jamal Has Active Hepatitis C; Is Suing Prison for Medical Neglect - by Kelsey Weymouth-Little, Prison Radio
On August 3, 2015, political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal’s lawyers filed an amended lawsuit suing Pennsylvania state prison staff for medical neglect. Two days prior, Abu-Jamal was informed by prison medical staff that he has active Hepatitis C, but is being refused critical treatment. Prison Radio, the San Francisco based non-profit that records Abu-Jamal’s radio commentaries, is calling for supporters world-wide to join the demand for his medical care by going to: bit.ly/fight4mumia
Posted: Tue Aug 4, 2015 3:36PM
Mumia Abu-Jamal Files Suit Over Prison's Refusal to Provide Necessary Medical Care - by Abolitionist Law Center
August 3, 2015: Attorneys for political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal filed an amended lawsuit today in the Middle District of Pennsylvania federal court to challenge prison medical staff’s denial of necessary medical treatment – denial that nearly killed Abu-Jamal earlier this year.
Posted: Tue Aug 4, 2015 10:57AM
DF: Marcha Solidaria con Xochicuautla y Ostula - by x carolina
Marcha en México DF en contra el despojo de la tierra y recursos de los pueblos indígenas y la guerra contra las comunidades que no se someten a estos abusos.
Posted: Thu Jul 30, 2015 8:32AM
DF: Xochicuautla and Ostula Solidarity March - by x carolina
This Mexico City march was held to oppose the plunder of indigenous land and resources and the war waged against communities that refuse to submit to such abuses.
Posted: Thu Jul 30, 2015 8:03AM
Another police murder brings Afghanistan to US - by David Roknich/IndyRadio
How long does it take to indict a murderer? "I've been doing this for over 30 years. This is the most asinine act I've ever seen a police officer make -- totally unwarranted," Deters told reporters. "It's an absolute tragedy in the year 2015 that anyone would behave in this manner. It was senseless." - Hamilton County prosecuting attorney, Joseph P. Deters
Posted: Thu Jul 30, 2015 8:01AM
Israel Declares War on Palestinian Hunger Strikers - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Thu Jul 30, 2015 5:42AM
Tiel and Cairo Kwame talk with Gahiji about Threads of Truth Clothing and its pol message (audio/mpeg 28.0MB) - by WTUL News & Views
Tiel and Cairo Kwame talk with Gahiji Akil Lumumba Barrow about their clothing line Threads of Truth, its political message of liberation and police brutality as well as bringing focus to political prisoners.
Posted: Wed Jul 29, 2015 7:19AM
Photos: Giant Albert Woodfox mural in New Orleans by artist B-Mike w/ Amnesty Intl. USA - by International Coalition to Free the Angola 3
Featured below are photos of the new Albert Woodfox mural in New Orleans, Louisiana, painted by artist Brandan "B-Mike" Odums in conjunction with Amnesty International USA. The photos below are taken by Amnesty USA and the A3 Coalition. Read the July 3 NOLA Times Picayune article to learn more about the mural and to view more photos. This first photo is of Michael Mable, brother of Albert Woodfox, standing in front of the mural.
Posted: Fri Jul 24, 2015 2:51PM
NNU Statement on Black Lives Matter and the Health Impact of Societal Racial Disparities - by via National Nurses United
National Nurses United joins with the AFL-CIO and activists across the United States in urging all presidential candidates to address the pervasive problems of racial and economic justice that have so stained our nation.
Posted: Thu Jul 23, 2015 3:51PM
Unaccountable Killer Cops in America - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Wed Jul 22, 2015 11:22AM
Operation Anon Down - by Anonymous Press Release
At approximately 6:30 PM PT on July 17, 2015 at an Anonymous protest in Dawson Creek, British Columbia which the RCMP was informed about in advance, an RCMP officer mercilessly shot and killed a masked Anon without provocation or cause. This is the fourth Anon to be slain by security forces around the world in as many years. Turkey, Egypt, Palestine and now British Columbia in Canada. As in the past, Anonymous will not stand idly by while our own are cut down in mask. Anonymous has fought for...
Posted: Sat Jul 18, 2015 5:05PM
China: Lawyers face 15 years in jail on ‘chilling’ state security charges - by Amnesty International
The Chinese authorities have ratcheted up their crackdown against human rights lawyers and activists, using draconian state security charges to detain at least three people, Amnesty International said today.
Posted: Thu Jul 16, 2015 5:12PM
SeaWorld Espionage Campaign Busted; Employee Caught Trying to Incite Illegal Actions - by PETA
PETA’s work to educate people about SeaWorld has apparently made the company so upset that it created a corporate espionage campaign.
Posted: Wed Jul 15, 2015 6:08PM
The Question of a US form of fascism - by Steve Martinot
In recent years, the term "fascism" is heard more and more. With the growing epidemic of police killings, mostly of people of color, with the intentional maintenance and growth of the largest prison system in the world (with practically a political guarantee of recidivism), with police making lethal demands for obedience, with the increasing corporate technological destruction of land and oceans, and with the constant obsessions with war (a misnomer for massacre from a distance), the term "fa...
Posted: Sun Jun 28, 2015 9:14AM
Healing Our Wounds: Restorative Justice Needed For Albert Woodfox, The BPP, And The Nation - by Angola 3 News
On Monday, June 8, 2015, US District Court Judge James Brady ruled that the Angola 3's Albert Woodfox be both immediately released and barred from a retrial. Among those who communicated with Albert during that emotional week was Southern University Law Professor Angela A. Allen-Bell. In the days following Judge Brady's ruling, she was a featured guest on several television and radio shows that focused on Albert's case, including National Public Radio. In this interview with Angola 3 News, Pr...
Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2015 5:16PM
Romero Institute Calls for Pope Francis to Revoke the Doctrine of Discovery - by via The Romero Institute
The Romero Institute, a Santa Cruz, Calif.-based 501(c)3 and heir to the famed Christic Institute, celebrates the release of Laudato Si', Pope Francis’ much-anticipated encyclical on the environment, but insists the Catholic Church must do more to reverse the entrenched and systemic injustices that persist as a result of its policies.
Posted: Mon Jun 22, 2015 12:16PM
Khader Adnan hungers for freedom again - by David Roknich, IndyRadio
We must join in the hunger strike of Khader Adnan, and demand the release of all Palestinian prisoners held by Israel.
Posted: Fri Jun 12, 2015 11:20PM
URGENT: Today only, take action for Albert Woodfox, join Amnesty International! - by International Coalition to Free the Angola 3
On Monday, June 8, US District Court Judge James Brady issued a ruling for Albert Woodfox's unconditional release and the barring of a retrial. On Tuesday, June 9, at the request of the Louisiana Attorney General, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a temporary stay (until Friday) of Judge Brady's order to give Albert's attorneys time to respond to the appeal. Below is the text of an email released this morning by Amnesty International, announcing a ONE DAY action campaign for Albert. Ple...
Posted: Thu Jun 11, 2015 9:13AM
Racial Profiling Bill Heads to California Senate - by ACLU of Northern California
SACRAMENTO--On June 3 the state Assembly approved a police reform bill that would collect basic information about encounters the police have with Californians. Assembly members voted 41 to 23 to pass Assembly Bill 953, Law Enforcement: Racial Profiling.
Posted: Fri Jun 5, 2015 11:45AM
Patriot Act Sunset Makes Little Difference. - by David Roknich
Last week, the NSA began to shut down their mechanism for mass collection of phone data. The sunset of Patriot Act Section 215 that occured at midnight is only one possible reason. Sections 201 and 206 also expired at midnight, and have seen little public discussion. What has changed?
Posted: Mon Jun 1, 2015 6:05AM