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imageO'odham Rights Report Exposes Abuse: Spy Towers and Border Patrol on Tohono O'odham Nation
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by Brenda Norrell
Ophelia Rivas, longtime founder of O'odham Voice Against the Wall, releases 81-page report on the destruction by Israel's Elbit Systems spy towers on the Tohono O'odham Nation, and the abuses by the U.S. Border Patrol on her homeland. Statement now in English, Spanish and French at Censored News....
Posted: Fri Sep 10, 2021 10:47AM
imageWater Protectors Document Escalating Police Brutality in Minnesota
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by By Giniw Collective
In August police escalated to torture. On August 11 water protectors shut down two different worksites. Police approached them on the site and when the water protectors refused to leave police began to use a torture tactic they refer to as “pain compliance.”...
Posted: Mon Aug 30, 2021 9:06PM
imageO'odham Voice Against the Wall Releases New Report on Elbit Spy Towers
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by Brenda Norrell
O'odham Voice Against the Wall demands a halt to the destruction and surveillance underway by Israel's Elbit Systems on the Tohono O'odham Nation and an end to the militarization by the U.S. Border Patrol, in a new 81-page report released to the world today....
Posted: Wed Aug 25, 2021 8:52AM
imageWater Protectors Lock Down at Enbridge Line 3: 700 Arrests to Date
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by Giniw Collective
"We have exhausted every other option," Giniw Collective said today, Monday, August 16. "This morning, four water protectors locked to each other and to machines, halting work at an Enbridge Line 3 worksite near Hay Creek, Minnesota." Now, 700 Water Protectors have been arrested. https://bsnorrell.blogspot.com/2021/08/water-protectors-continue-to-resist.html...
Posted: Mon Aug 16, 2021 8:23AM
imageWater Protectors Shot with Rubber Bullets and Tear Gas now Denied Medications in Jail
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by Giniw Collective
Water Protectors at Stop Line 3 were brutally arrested by Sheriffs' deputies using excessive force, tear gas, rubber bullets and pepper bullets. Water Protectors now in Pennington County jail in northern Minnesota are being denied medications and being fed moldy food, Giniw Collective said....
Posted: Mon Aug 2, 2021 3:52AM
imageMinnesota Sheriff Deputy's Brutal Arrest of Grandmother Defending River from Enbridge
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by Brenda Norrell
A grandmother was brutally arrested by a Clearwater County Sheriff Deputy in northern Minnesota. She was protecting the Mississippi River from the onslaught of the Canadian corporation Enbridge, and its Line 3 pipeline for dirty crude oil from Canada. The gruesome arrest is documented on video....
Posted: Sun Aug 1, 2021 6:28AM
documentUnhoused Bill of Rights Introduced by Representative Cori Bush (MO-01)
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by National Homelessness Law Center
(July 29, 2021, Washington, D.C.) – Yesterday, U.S. Representative Cori Bush (MO-01) unveiled the Unhoused Bill of Rights, the “first federal resolution to declare unalienable rights for unhoused persons and provide solutions to permanently end the crisis by 2025.”...
Posted: Fri Jul 30, 2021 4:54PM
imageMINN: Police Mob Stalks Lone Red Lake Native Youth Water Protector, Provokes Arrests
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by Brenda Norrell
In Thief River Falls, Minn., on Monday, an out-of-control police mob stalked a lone Red Lake Youth Water Protector without cause when he went a restroom. Then Sheriff's deputies provoked the arrests of two Water Protectors, who had just been released from jail for protecting the water, when they came to the Native youth's aid....
Posted: Tue Jul 27, 2021 9:40AM
documentThe Jamal Journal Newspaper Issue #2 is now online!
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by The Jamal Journal
The Jamal Journal Newspaper Issue #2 was released at the July 3 "In The Spirit of Consuewella Africa" Rally for Mumia at Philadelphia City Hall. Issue #2 is now available online....
Posted: Mon Jul 26, 2021 7:07PM
imageNorth Dakota law enforcement admits critical failures at Standing Rock
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by Brenda Norrell
In an internal report, not meant for public view, North Dakota law enforcement admits that it lacked training and experience, and had no policies in place, when it fired rubber bullets, tear gas, and other chemical agents into Standing Rock Water Protectors....
Posted: Sun Jul 11, 2021 4:25AM
textTime to end the panic mode by Chris Hedges,Werner Rugemer &Wolfgang Pomrehn
Tyrannies reverse the rule of law. They turn law into an instrument of injustice. They cloak their crimes in false legality. They use the outward decorum of courts and trials to disguise their criminality. People like Julian who reveal this criminality and show it to the public are dangerous. For without the pretense of legality, tyranny loses credibility....
Posted: Mon Jul 5, 2021 9:04AM
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
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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
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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
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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
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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 (www.bringmumiahome.com)....
Posted: Thu May 20, 2021 5:36PM
imageThe May 13, 1985 Massacre: Honor the Victims by Freeing Mumia Abu-Jamal!
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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
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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!
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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!
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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