From the Open-Publishing Calendar
From the Open-Publishing Newswire
Indybay Feature
Thu Nov 12 2009
SF Event Focuses on Three Innocent Men Who May Be Executed Soon
SF Demands A Civil Rights Investigation For Mumia Abu-Jamal
On Sunday, November 8th, the SF Bay Area Mobilization to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal organized an event at Centro Del Pueblo in San Francisco. The event focused on three innocent men who may soon be executed soon, depending on upcoming court rulings: Troy Davis, Kevin Cooper, and Mumia Abu-Jamal.

Laura Moye, the Director of Amnesty International's Death Penalty Abolition Campaign spoke about Troy Davis. Activist Rebecca Doran spoke about Kevin Cooper.

Speaking about Mumia Abu-Jamal was Hans Bennett, co-founder of Journalists for Mumia and author of the new pamphlet published by the Mobilization to Free Mumia, entitled “The Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal: Innocent Man on Death Row.” The pamphlet features the June 16, 2009 SF Bay View Newspaper article by Bennett, that cites several instances of withheld evidence and argues for a federal civil rights investigation into Mumia’s case. The pamphlet also features the diagrams and ballistics analysis presented in the new Journalists for Mumia flyer explaining why the prosecution scenario used to convict Mumia is ballistically impossible.

video Read more | VIDEO: Rebecca Doran speaks about Kevin Copper

Kevin Cooper: Will California Execute An Innocent Man? | Troy Davis' Innocence To Be Considered At Long Last
03/14/18 Sheriff's Chief Deputy Appointed to Santa Cruz Sentinel Editorial Board Front Page | Police State & Prisons | Media Activism & Independent Media | Santa Cruz Indymedia03/14/18 Anti-Houseless Stickers a "Team Effort" at Broprints Screen Printing Front Page | Health, Housing & Public Services | Drug War | Arts + Action | Santa Cruz Indymedia03/11/18 Historical Experiences of Native Children Inside U.S. Public Schools Front Page | Racial Justice | Education & Student Activism | Arts + Action | East Bay | Santa Cruz Indymedia03/10/18 Building Solidarity Against Trumped-up Repression Front Page | Police State & Prisons | Global Justice & Anti-Capitalism | East Bay | Santa Cruz Indymedia03/09/18 Everyday Militarisms of Life and Prosperity in the San Francisco Bay Front Page | Police State & Prisons | Anti-War | Education & Student Activism | East Bay | California03/05/18 Statewide Initiative Aims to Revoke Infamous Anti-Tenant Law Front Page | Health, Housing & Public Services | East Bay | California | Government & Elections03/03/18 Increased ICE Activity in Northern California Front Page | Police State & Prisons | Central Valley | San Francisco | South Bay | East Bay | North Coast | California | Immigrant Rights | Santa Cruz Indymedia03/03/18 Francisco Cantú, Ex-Border Patrol Agent, Confronted and Cancelled in Bay Area Front Page | Police State & Prisons | Arts + Action | San Francisco | East Bay | Immigrant Rights02/26/18 Exploring the Geographies and Histories of Social Change in New Orleans Front Page | Racial Justice | U.S.02/25/18 Nestlé and Others Cashing in on Misinformation and U.S. Water Infrastructure Crisis Front Page | Environment & Forest Defense | Health, Housing & Public Services | U.S.02/25/18 7th Annual Bay Area American Indian Two-Spirit PowWow Front Page | Racial Justice | LGBTI / Queer | Arts + Action | San Francisco
Related Categories: San Francisco | Police State & Prisons | Racial Justice | Front Page