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imageWhat has been revealed in the trial of Derek Chauvin?
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by Trévon Austin (WSWS repost)
The criminal trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, charged with the murder of George Floyd, has provided a glimpse into the grim reality of American society....
Posted: Sat Apr 10, 2021 12:39AM
text#ChauvinIsGuilty Reports Juror Misconduct by Justice for George Floyd
Here is the juror misconduct in the Derek Chauvin trial from #ChauvinIsGuilty, posted 4/9/21: Juror #11 swiveling in chair #5 doodling on note pad during testimony. Defendant got up and stood by the guest of #5 during recess and defense atty shooed away media when they attempted to speak with that person! BIASED JURY! See https://twitter.com/hashtag/ChauvinIsGuilty?src=hashtag_click&f=live...
Posted: Fri Apr 9, 2021 12:14PM
image50 yrs ago: Confessed bomber names Raleigh House as provocateur at Ed Poindexter's trial
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by Michael Richardson, reposted by Jamal Journal
Reprinted below with permission from the author is the second in a series of articles marking the 50th anniversary of Black Panther political prisoner Ed Poindexter’s trial. Ed is currently in very poor health. We will continue to feature Michael Richardson’s important series of articles this month. The Jamal Journal’s April 1 interview with author Michael Richardson marked the first article in Richardson’s critical series. The second article in the series is reprinted here in full....
Posted: Mon Apr 5, 2021 11:57PM
image50 Years of Injustice: Free Black Panther Political Prisoner Ed Poindexter Now!
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by Jamal Journal interviews Michael Richardson
In our interview conducted earlier this week, author Michael Richardson discusses the role of the FBI's infamous COINTELPRO in the frameup of the Omaha Two and provides an important update on Ed Poindexter's urgent health situation. Richardson also explains how you can help Ed Poindexter, an elder in poor health who is a 50-year victim of an obvious and well documented COINTELPRO frameup. We highly recommend reading Michael Richardson's book to learn more about this extreme injustice that nee...
Posted: Thu Apr 1, 2021 8:14PM
imageProf. Johanna Fernandez's account of Mumia Abu-Jamal's Health Emergency (from Verso Blog)
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by Johanna Fernandez, reposted by Jamal Journal
This article was originally published at the Verso Books blog on March 28, and is being reprinted here in full, no edits, with the permission of author Johanna Fernandez, from the Campaign to Bring Mumia Home. For the latest updates on Mumia’s health, please visit the Jamal Journal: www.JamalJournal.com....
Posted: Tue Mar 30, 2021 8:47PM
textPelosi names D.C. National Guard Commander William Walker to be House Sergeant-at-Arms by Jacob Crosse (WSWS repost)
The naming of military members to head the security of the House and Senate speaks to the intense crisis still roiling the capitalist state and the ongoing lack of trust between its security apparatus and Congress....
Posted: Mon Mar 29, 2021 11:28AM
imageThe Ballistics Evidence Used To Convict Mumia Abu-Jamal
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by The Jamal Journal
This article appears in the Jamal Journal issue #1 and has just been published at www.jamaljournal.com...
Posted: Sat Mar 27, 2021 3:04AM
imageNewark NJ's P.O.P. letter for Mumia Abu-Jamal to PA Gov. Tom Wolf
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by Lawrence Hamm, reposted by the Jamal Journal
This March 17 letter to Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf in support of Mumia Abu-Jamal was written by Lawrence Hamm, Chair of the People's Organization for Progress (POP), based out of Newark, New Jersey. POP is one of the organizers for the upcoming Friday, March 26 Mumia Protest at 12 NOON, beginning at Newark City Hall and March to DA Honig's Office....
Posted: Wed Mar 24, 2021 11:51PM
audioMumia Abu-Jamal's Thank You Message to Supporters (audio/mpeg 3.0MB) by Mumia Abu-Jamal recorded by Prison Radio
Mumia Abu-Jamal's COVID symptoms have improved but the severe debilitating skin condition persists. Mumia is now back in general population and he does not currently require hospitalization. However, Mumia needs continued monitoring, and he must not be shackled during future hospitalization....
Posted: Tue Mar 23, 2021 5:30PM
imagePacifica CRD 3/22/21 Covid, Amazon Billions and Workers' Rights
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by Pacifica TF
Pacifica's Covid, Race & Democracy focuses on the medical conditions of Mumia Abu-Jamal and also the struggle of the Bessemer Alabama Amazon warehouse workers who are voting this month for a union....
Posted: Mon Mar 22, 2021 3:33PM
imageMarch 20 Mumia Abu-Jamal Health Update from Dr. Ricardo Alvarez
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by The Jamal Journal
The Jamal Journal has just received this update from Mumia Abu-Jamal's consulting physician Dr. Ricardo Alvarez. We want to send a special thanks to Mumia's supporters around the world for the letters and phone calls! Please keep building the public pressure for Mumia, but as Dr. Alvarez explains, Mumia does not currently require hospitalization for his skin condition. So we now ask supporters to please remove the call for hospitalization from their "take action demands."...
Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2021 4:13PM
textWhy Thousands Of Troops Are Still In Dc by Michael Webster
30,000 National Guard units summoned to the Capitol resembled an armed camp...
Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2021 12:39PM
textPhilly Police, Proud Boys & 1/6/21 seditious insurrection by Free Mumia
Zach Rehl, president of the Philadelphia Proud Boys chapter, a Marine veteran, has family ties to the Philadelphia police department. Philadelphia Police detective Jennifer Gugger is under investigation for her alleged attendance at the attempted coup, the seditious insurrection of 1/6/21 at the US Capitol, when Nazi Trump supporters tried to overthrow the US government by force and violence. This is the same Philadelphia police department that is clearly dictating the policies of Philadelp...
Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2021 11:15AM
documentLegal update from Mumia Abu-Jamal's attorneys Judith Ritter and Sam Spital
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by Reposted by the Jamal Journal
Reprinted below is a short legal update from Judy Ritter and Sam Spital, the attorneys who are litigating Mumia Abu-Jamal's conviction. On March 17th, they filed a response to DA Larry Krasner's position on the issues that are being re-litigated, following Tucker's ruling to reopen all appeals filed by Mumia's attorneys between 1998 - 2012. Maureen Faulkner also filed a motion yesterday. Both filings are attached....
Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2021 4:04AM
documentInternational Dockworkers Council letter for Mumia Abu-Jamal to PA Gov Tom Wolf
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by !DC letter reposted by the Jamal Journal
This new letter from Spain was sent today to Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf asking him to "reconsider Mumia's release for a murder that we believe he did not commit and that is purely for political reasons."...
Posted: Fri Mar 19, 2021 6:21PM
imageInternational Workers Committe says Free Mumia and All Elders...
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by IWC release posted by the Jamal Journal
The international campaign to free Mumia Abu-Jamal launched by the International Workers Committee Against War and Exploitation, For a Workers International (IWC) is under way. This new IWC release declares: Free Mumia and All Elders, Vulnerable Inmates and Political Prisoners Immediately!...
Posted: Fri Mar 19, 2021 2:32AM
imageThe Angola 3 support Mumia Abu-Jamal and the Color of Change petition
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by A3 statement given to the Jamal Journal
In this new statement from from former Black Panther political prisoners Albert Woodfox and Robert King of the Angola 3 declare about Mumia Abu-Jamal: "He has always fought for all of our human rights from inside prison walls. Please fight for his human rights today."...
Posted: Fri Mar 19, 2021 12:02AM
imageDakota Access Pipeline attacks Water Protector Legal Collective led by Native Women
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by Brenda Norrell
Water Protector Legal Collective, formed at Standing Rock, is being attacked by Energy Transfer Partners and Dakota Access Pipeline, with a subpoena, aimed at seizing confidential records, and meant to intimidate. WPLC led by Native American Women is challenging this legal attack today....
Posted: Thu Mar 18, 2021 12:56PM
imageThe International Federation of Journalists calls for Mumia Abu-Jamal's release
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by IFJ statement posted by the Jamal Journal
Mumia Abu-Jamal, an African-American journalist with close ties to the Black Panthers, who has spent nearly 40 years in prison, has tested positive for Covid. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has backed calls from US (NWU) and French (SNJ-CGT) affiliates for his immediate release amid growing fears over his health....
Posted: Wed Mar 17, 2021 10:35PM
imageSupport Mumia! Please Sign the French Petition to PA Gov. Tom Wolf!
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by Change.org petition reposted by Jamal Journal
Please sign the new French petition calling on Gov. Wolf to release Mumia Abu-Jamal....
Posted: Wed Mar 17, 2021 5:12PM