November 20, 2014: Albert’s Overturned Conviction Upheld in Unanimous Decision

n We are thrilled and honored to announce that just hours ago, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld Judge Brady’s 2013 ruling overturning Albert’s conviction for a third time in a 3-0, unanimous decision (View the official court ruling here.) Though the courts have finally ruled in the interest of justice, it may still […]

Lorenzo Johnson’s Statement to the Rally for Freedom for All the Innocent —November 14, 2014

 First and foremost, I would like to thank everyone for coming out to stand with me, my family and my Innocence. On December 14, 1995, a young man named Tarajai Williams was murdered. On March 20, 1997 two other young and innocent men were convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment for a crime that we […]

Politikal Prisoner Radio

Download Podcast Joining us on tonight’s broadcast are human rights and political prisoner activists Efia Nwangaza and Jihad Abdulmumit to discuss the recent presentations related to UN Covention Against Torture review of the United States. Every four years countries who are signatories to the Convention Against Torture (CAT) are required to submit reports on how […]

US prisonz ‘disproportionately’ black: Afrikan-Amerikan activist

Prisons across the United States are “disproportionately” filled with black people who are being incarcerated increasingly with solitary confinement, an African-American activist in Georgia says. “The population in Pennsylvania’s prisons and America’s prisons is disproportionately black,” said Bruce Dixon, chairman of the Georgia Green Party and managing editor of Black Agenda Report. “This is a […]

Fight the Good Fight – Brooklyn, NYC (November 15, 2014)

We invite you to the 3rd Annual NYC ‘Fight the Good Fight’ benefit event, a day of rejuvenation and inspiration in honor of Dr. Mutulu Shakur. Saturday, November 15th 2pm – 8pm Third Root Community Health Center 380 Marlborough Rd. Heal & Honor (2-6:30pm): Book an appointment for acupuncture, East Asian massage or herbal medicine […]

Politikal Prisoner Radio:Angola 3 and former panther Albert Woodfox torture case before the LA appealz court

  Angola 3 and former panther Albert Woodfox torture case before the LA appeals court Posted: 10 Nov 2014 06:41 AM PST Download Podcast Robert King joins Political Prisoner Radio to discuss the continued torture of political prisoner Albert Woodfox, the last member of the group known as the Angola 3 to remain behind bars […]

The Call for Freedom 4 US Held Politikal Prisonerz

By Jihad Abdulmumit* Today and throughout the week, the NGOs and members of the United States Human Rights Network will be presenting manifold issues and examples of US violations of the international Convention against Torture (CAT) treaty which the United States government accepted and signed onto in 1994. The world will be attentive to the […]

Urgent Update: Norberto In Solitary/Poetz 4 Oscar

The following is the English Translation of a statement issued by El Comité Apoyo Norberto González Claudio/The Norberto Gonzalez Claudio Support Committee about Norberto’s current situation: Greetings comrades, Comrade Norberto González Claudio was MOVED 2 weeks to a higher security prison and has been kept in solitary confinement.  They have not allowed him to talk […]

Politikal Prisoner Radio: Liberating Komrade Assata Shakur

Download PodcastDiscussion on Assata Shakur and her legacy of activism, her perseverance, her strength and why it is important that we keep telling her story in the face of the lies of the US government. Our co-host, Sis. Ameejill had a chance to meet Assata in 1997 while she was in Cuba for the Venceremos […]

Prison assisted suicide – the Texas way

by Kevin “Rashid” Johnson During the 1980s-‘90s, Dr. Jack Kevorkian’s name achieved nationwide notoriety. He advocated and participated in the medically-assisted suicides of terminally ill people. His motives he said were compassionate. The controversy surrounding Kevorkian led to changes in legislation and he was criminally convicted several times, culminating in a 1998 murder conviction and […]