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International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal
On Wednesday December 7, 2011 District Attorney of Philadelphia, Seth Williams, accompanied by Maureen Faulkner, announced at a press conference that he was not pursuing another hearing to reinstate the death penalty for Mumia Abu Jamal.
This means that Mumia is now sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
There is already talk about him now being moved into general population.
Some people may celebrate this as a victory but MOVE is not under any illusions about these treacherous officials, we ain’t fooled one bit by their deviousness. We see this latest decision for exactly what it is- A devious tactic to kill Mumia in a so-called different way.
DECEMBER 9, 2010 IS THE 29TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DAY THE PHILADELPHIA COPS
ATTEMPTED TO KILL MUMIA ABU JAMAL. THEY TERRORIZED, BEAT, SHOT, KIDNAPPED,
JAILED, FRAMED, AND SENTENCED HIM TO DEATH ROW. MUMIA IS A POLITICAL
PRISONER IN PENNSYLVANIA.
MUMIA'S LIFE IS IN DANGER!
Come out on November 9th 2010 to say:
MUMIA IS INNOCENT ! FREE MUMIA!
END THE RACIST DEATH PENALTY!
MUMIA ABU-JAMAL faces his likely last court hearing on November 9th, 2010, at the Third Circuit Federal Court of Appeals, in Philadelphia. This hearing is about sentencing only.
Why is this happening?
NOV. 9, 2010: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Will Hear Oral Argument in Review of Mumia's Death SentenceSubmitted by copwatch on Mon, 10/11/2010 - 1:06pm
from Workers World
Nov. 9 in Philadelphia: ‘Free Mumia Abu-Jamal’
The nearly 29-year struggle to free political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal faces a critical juncture with the announcement that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit will review Abu-Jamal’s death sentence on Nov. 9. It is imperative that all who stand for justice and against racism and state repression pack the courtroom in Philadelphia....
Read more here: http://www.workers.org/2010/us/mumia_1007/
*Read Updated Message of Events Worldwide beginning November 5th! Click HERE
Attorney General, Eric Holder will be in Philadelphia on July 4th.
DEMAND that Holder do a Civil Rights Investigation into Mumia's case!
*July 4th, 2010
Pam and Ramona Africa will be keynote speakers at the Social Justice Summit at Humboldt State University, beginning at 5pm on Friday, March 5th in the Kate Buchanan Room. [If you're a student, the whole summit is free; if you're not a student, the whole summit is free anyway- at least I've always just gone- no ticket collectors, etc.]
Ramona Africa is the Minister of Communications for the MOVE organization. She is the only adult survivor of the 1985 bombing of MOVE's house in Philadelphia by the Philadelphia police and Feds, which burned down 62 houses and killed everyone inside the MOVE house- animals cared for by MOVE, six adults, and five children.
Pam Africa is of the MOVE organization and is the Chairwoman of the International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal.