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textShould A Mother Of 5 In Prison Since 1996 Die In Prison Over $260? by Cindy Boskofsky
Grant CLEMENCY to TAMARA LLAMAS, mom of 5, serving sentences for crimes she DIDN'T commit....
Posted: Mon Jun 14, 2021 11:24PM
imageWatch Ted Passon, Johanna Fernández, and Michael Schiffmann: “Philly D.A.” and Mumia
by reposted by the Jamal Journal
With the Support of the International Film Festival “Berlinale,” the German Network Against the Death Penalty and to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal Presents: “Philly D.A.” and the Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal...
Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 6:19PM
imageRight Now! Please take action for Russell Maroon Shoatz
by reposted by the Jamal Journal
Today's action campaign has begun!...
Posted: Wed May 26, 2021 7:50AM
imageMumia Abu-Jamal’s spiritual advisor confronts DA Krasner and the FOP
by Mark Lewis Taylor interview by Jamal Journal
This interview by the Jamal Journal has just been published by the San Francisco Bay View National Black Newspaper. Permission is granted to reprint as long as the SFBV Newspaper is cited as the original source....
Posted: Sat May 22, 2021 6:42PM
documentMumia Abu-Jamal's case transferred to Pennsylvania Supreme Court
by Johanna Fernández, posted by Jamal Journal
Attached is a May 20, 2021 ruling by the Court to transfer Mumia Abu-Jamal's case from the Superior Court, up to the Pennsylvania State Supreme Court. A short legal update is reprinted below from Professor Johanna Fernández of the Campaign to Bring Mumia Home (
Posted: Thu May 20, 2021 5:36PM
imageThe May 13, 1985 Massacre: Honor the Victims by Freeing Mumia Abu-Jamal!
by The Jamal Journal
This is a compilation of links to many recent articles. Reprinted in full is a 2010 article about May 13, 1985, written by Angola 3 News. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported on the May 15, 2021 West Philadelphia community event honoring those murdered by police on May 13, 1985: "Janine Africa said the mothers have just one demand: Free writer and activist Mumia Abu-Jamal from Mahanoy State Correctional Institution in Frackville, Schuylkill County."...
Posted: Sun May 16, 2021 8:11PM
imageDivest in Israel's Elbit on Tohono O'odham Nation and in Palestine
by Brenda Norrell
The 'Divest in Elbit' panel today reveals the surveillance and weapons of the Israeli defense contractor Elbit Systems, targeting Tohono O'odham and Palestinians, by way of U.S. contracts and funding, violating human rights and international law....
Posted: Fri May 7, 2021 8:29PM
imageBREAKING: Following Heart Surgery, Mumia Looks Great!
by Noelle Hanrahan, the Jamal Journal
Noelle Hanrahan of Prison Radio reports back from her contact visit with Mumia today, his first since having open heart surgery in late April....
Posted: Fri May 7, 2021 8:27PM
imageNever Forget the May 13, 1985 Massacre! Honor Delisha and Tree Africa by Freeing Mumia!
by The Jamal Journal
We do not have words to describe how awful it was to learn that the remains of murdered MOVE children Delisha Africa and Tree Africa were being used by the University of Pennsylania and Princeton University in such a disrespectful way. An article written by the Jamal Journal focusing on this painful tragedy will be released soon. A compilation of news stories is featured above. To mark the upcoming 36th anniversary of the May 13, 1985 massacre. A powerful 2010 video interview with Ramona Afri...
Posted: Sun May 2, 2021 10:01PM
textPost-democratic Capitalism by Colin Crouch
The fact that money can buy political influence is a central problem for democracy. All citizens are equal in terms of their voting rights, but not in terms of their wealth - this is one of the great unsolved challenges of liberal systems of government. As long as economic inequality remains within bounds or even declines - and as long as it does not play a major role in political processes - the tension it creates is bearable....
Posted: Tue Apr 27, 2021 11:25AM
imageNew Website Launched in Solidarity with Yaqui Political Prisoner Fidencio Aldama Pérez
by Fidencio Aldama Solidarity Group
We are excited to announce the launch of a new bilingual Spanish/English website to expand solidarity efforts with Fidencio Aldama, his family, and the community of Loma de Bácum....
Posted: Wed Apr 21, 2021 11:00AM
imageNueva página web creada en solidaridad con el preso político yaqui Fidencio Aldama Pérez
by Groupo en Solidaridad con Fidencio Aldama
Estamos entusiasmados de anunciar el lanzamiento de una nueva página web bilingüe en español e inglés para extender los esfuerzos de solidaridad con Fidencio Aldama, su familia y la comunidad de Loma de Bácum....
Posted: Wed Apr 21, 2021 10:57AM
textEx-Cop Guilty on All Counts of Murder of George Floyd by Power to the People
We finally saw the power of a mass movement with a middle class jury, including 2 jurors with family connections to the police, convicting Minneapolis now ex-cop white Derek Chauvin of the murder of black George Floyd while handcuffed and face down, with Chauvin sitting on Floyd's neck with his knee for over 9 minutes, supposedly for the use of an alleged $20 counterfeit bill. The struggle continues....
Posted: Tue Apr 20, 2021 8:28PM
imageUnited Nations: Shackling of aged inmate, Mumia Abu-Jamal, is deplorable
by UN statement reposted by Jamal Journal
"The use of shackles during his hospital stays is deplorable, and causes Mr. Abu-Jamal additional and unnecessary suffering," said the experts. "International standards on the treatment of prisoners clearly stipulate that instruments of restraint are to be imposed only when no lesser form of control would be effective to address the risks posed by unrestricted movement."...
Posted: Tue Apr 20, 2021 10:57AM
imageBREAKING: Mumia Abu-Jamal is out of surgery!
by Prison Radio, reposted by the Jamal Journal
Tuesday April 20 morning update: We just heard from the medical attorneys that Mumia is recovering well from the surgery. Mumia is getting minimal oxygen and one IV which is a good sign. We have not yet heard from Mumia but we expect he will be able to call his family today. We need to see him, hear from him, and know that he has the proper rehabilitation plan. Mumia's wife Wadiya says "I won't know he is ok until i hear from him directly."...
Posted: Tue Apr 20, 2021 7:30AM
imageApril 24: Paris, France demonstration for Mumia Abu-Jamal
by French Collectif Libérations Mumia
Featured below is an email newsletter released by the French Collectif Libérations Mumia, leading up to the April 24 event near the US embassy in Paris, France at 3:00 pm on the Place de la Concorde. On this occasion, a delegation will file a motion with the US Embassy....
Posted: Mon Apr 19, 2021 7:13PM
imageBREAKING: Mumia is now in surgery and we are waiting to hear more; check back for updates
by The Jamal Journal
Monday April 19 afternoon update: Mumia is currently in surgery and we are waiting to hear more. Please check back for further updates. We will provide new information as soon as it becomes available at
Posted: Mon Apr 19, 2021 2:03PM
imagePam Africa challenges CNN's Michael Smerconish and DA Larry Krasner
by Pam Africa, The Jamal Journal
This new article by Pam Africa has just been released while Mumia Abu-Jamal awaits heart surgery....
Posted: Mon Apr 19, 2021 3:56AM
imageStudents Bashed In Battle Over Mumia Abu-Jamal’s Healthcare
by Linn Washington Jr. reposted by Jamal Journal
The author Linn Washington Jr. of has given the Jamal Journal permission to reprint this April 16 article....
Posted: Fri Apr 16, 2021 3:29PM
imageDaunte Wright’s Killing Makes the Case for Shrinking Police Budgets
by Sonali Kolhatkar
Three weeks into the Minneapolis trial of Derek Chauvin for the killing of George Floyd, a white police officer in the neighboring suburb of Brooklyn Center killed a young Black man named Daunte Wright and illustrated in tragic terms just how law enforcement remains engaged in a racist war on Black America in spite of national scrutiny....
Posted: Fri Apr 16, 2021 4:49AM