Report on Mumia Abu Jamal’s Post-Conviction Appeal Act Hearing

Report on Mumia’s PCRA Hearing on Challenge to Appeals based on Bias of former prosecutor, then Supreme Court judge Ronald Castille, April 24, 2017 Yesterday, April 24, 2017, Mumia Abu-Jamal’s 63rd birthday was the first court hearing on the PCRA (Post-Conviction Appeal Act) petitition that was filed on August 7, 2016 by attorneys Judith Ritter […]

Politikal Prisoner Bill Dunne iz in the hole

Political prisoner Bill Dunne has been in the hole since January, so his contact with his partner has been limited. It was just discovered by her that he passed out in his cell 2 weeks ago and was taken to the hospital, where he stayed overnight. It is not known what caused him to lose […]

Audio segment online: Lynne Stewart’z Support for LGBT Rightz

This 17-minute segment aired last night on WBAI, but can be heard online at http://outfm.org/liberation/index.php/home/internship-application/342-lynne-stewart-fought-for-lgbt-rights-queer-women-in-the-balkans-turkey-and-sage-youth —————— Long-time people’s lawyer Lynne Stewart made invaluable contributions to human rights in many arenas, including LGBT rights and inclusion. Out-FM associate producer Bob Lederer interviews Ralph Poynter, Lynne’s husband about her contributions in this area. Lynne died March 7, […]

U.S. Politikal Prisonerz Face De Facto Life Sentencez Without Parole

Anne Lamb, a Jericho Movement co-chair in New York City, is gearing up for the Millions for Prisoner Human Rights March, August 19, in Washington; demonstrations in support of Mumia Abu Jamal, in Philadelphia, on April 24; and the decades-long effort to free former Black Liberation Army member Jalil Muntaqim, formerly known as Anthony Bottoms, […]

Politikal Prisoner Jaan Laaman iz in the Hole!

Excerpted from a letter dated April 3, 2017 to a supporter: “I am just now able to answer your letter, because I am in segregation “the hole”, since my birthday, March 21st. Yes, it was not a very nice birthday! Only last Friday was I finally able to buy some paper, envelopes and stamps, so […]

Mumia Abu-Jamal: The illusion of correctional medicine

by Mumia Abu-Jamal In the netherworld of American prisons, one must jettison any medical assumptions one brings in from the so-called “free” world. We have been conditioned to see nurses as sweet sources of solace and doctors as people dedicated to healing the sick and easing our pains. In prison, new rules govern medicine and […]

Mumia’z Liver Severely Damaged

Update from PP Robert Seth Hayes

NYC Jericho received a phone call from Seth on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. He called to inform us that DOCCS is finally beginning to train him and Sullivan medical staff in the use of the insulin pump/monitor. He would have begun training today, but the individual had only brought the pump, not the monitor, so […]

Lynne Stewart memorial – Sat., 4/22 – 3-7 PM

**** PLEASE FORWARD WIDELY **** From: Ralph Poynter <ralph.poynter@gmail.com>   On Saturday, April 22, join us & Glen Ford, Chris Hedges, Hon. Charles Barron, Jeff Mackler, Pam Africa, Father Lawrence Lucas, Ralph Schoenman, and others at Saint Peter’s Church – 615 Lexington Av. & 54th Street in Manhattan – from 3-7pm to celebrate Lynne.  Doors open at […]

Pack the Court in Philadelphia Monday, April 24th to Free Mumia Abu Jamal