Linn Washington Jr. | “In Prison” presents extraordinary evidence pointing to Abu-Jamal’s innocence inclusive of crime scene photographs discovered in 2006 that contradict core elements of the prosecution’s case against the man whose written five books while on death row. The photos, for example, show no bullet marks in the sidewalk where prosecutors declared Abu-Jamal shot into the sidewalk around the fallen officer three times before shooting him once in the face. The photos show no cab behind the officer’s squad car where prosecutors told jurors a cab driver observed the murder. Additionally, the photos show police tampering with evidence at the crime scene. more... 2 Comments
Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) | We want to remind you of the failed efforts of then President Fidel Ramos and Alex Esclamado of NaFAA, who asked, then US President, Bill Clinton for a $20,000 lump sum for the Filipino veterans in 1997. That effort failed. Please do not repeat this same mistake.
posted by F Espinoza | The International Committee for the Freedom of the Five is pleased to announce that the much-anticipated “5 Stars and One Song” concert which will take place on September 13, 7:30 p.m. at Hostos Center for the Arts and Culture with acclaimed Latin American and Caribbean artists, will be broadcast live throughout Latin America by TELESUR more... 1 Comments
Hans Bennett | For the first time since the film's US Premiere at the Sundance Film Festival last January, "In Prison My Whole Life" will be shown to a US audience. This new film about the internationally renowned death-row journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal will be shown this week at the Urbanworld Film Festival in New York City on Sept 11 and Sept 13. In Prison is also being shown at the CR10 Conference in Oakland, CA, on September 26.
New York City Labor Against the War | The Attica Prison rebellion began on Sept. 9 as a protest against jail conditions and ended on Sept. 13 as one of the bloodiest days in the 20th century in the U.S. more... 0 Comments
Weekly News Update | The militants denied any responsibility. "It's a real disgrace that the national government is inventing a conspiracy against us," Argentine filmmaker Pino Solanas said. The MST announced it was planning a defamation suit against Justice Minister Fernández.
Adalah-NY | The UK Guardian’s Comment Is Free posted an article on September 9, The wrong message to Israel, by Abe Hayeem, a founding member of Architects & Planners for Justice in Palestine, calling on the UK government to revoke plans to rent its new embassy in Tel Aviv from Israeli-settlement mogul Lev Leviev. The UK's plan to rent space for the embassy from Leviev's company Africa Israel was reported on July 29 in the Israeli financial journal Globes. Please contact the UK’s Embassy in Tel Aviv, UK Consulate in Jerusalem, the Foreign Secretary and the Minister of State for the Middle East (contact info below) and demand that they take a firm stand against Israeli settlements and not reward Leviev with UK taxpayers’ money. more... 0 Comments
geral | The USA assassins, including the serial killersin the fbi/cia, have gone too far in their murderous global crimes spree, and the miscreants must now deal with the emerging indominable human spirit which conquers all technology in defense of Mankind.
geral | The killing and torturing machine of the USA (including their fbi/cia serial killers) must be stopped from their global crime spree; the indominable human spirit now rises to the challenge. more... 1 Comments
LA Times (repost) | Where are the pro-Palin feminists?
DEFEND | Prof. Jose Maria Sison met with former US Attorney General Ramsey Clark in The Hague, The Netherlands on Monday, September 8, 2008 in order to thank him for his moral and legal support when he (Sison) was arrested in Utrecht on August 28, 2007 and detained by Dutch authorities in The Hague national penitentiary up to September 13, 2007.. more... 0 Comments
Counterhegemonic | So, imagine how many cards were stacked against Abdulla Ahmed Ali, Assad Sarwar, Tanvir Hussain, Ibrahim Savant, Umar Islam, Waheed Zaman, and Arafat Waheed Khan (all UK nationals) as they stepped into the courtroom. London has already been the scene of terrorist bombings and at least four of the suspects admitted to traveling with liquid explosives disguised as soft drinks for the purpose of making a public explosion. It might be difficult for a person to imagine a scenario in which the cultural and political odds were more uneven. more... 0 Comments
Authors, The Politics of Immigration | Trade policy and immigration are intimately linked, Bacon argues, and are, in fact, elements of a single economic system. more... 0 Comments
Weekly News Update | A worker interviewed outside the Sun Valley plant told the Times-Standard that the flower company's employees had no warning of the raid. Another employee who asked to remain anonymous told the newspaper the raid was demoralizing. "I'm white, I'm legal, but I've worked with these people and they are good people and it was very disturbing to watch these people taken away," she said. more... 0 Comments
New York City Labor Against the War (NYCLAW) | Obama and McCain campaigns fan 'war on terrorism' hysteria The bipartisan consensus responsible for the "war on terrorism" lie has never been more ironclad. The next presidential administration will be a continuation of the Bush-Cheney nightmare -- in substance, if not in style. more... 0 Comments
Dee | This article is in remembrance to the inmates, prison staff and all involved in The Attica prison riot of 1971. To those who were killed, and those who were wounded. May the prison conditions of yesterday not be repeated and forgotten today, and the lives lost not be in vain. May we all learn from our mistakes and realise that everyone, including those in prison are human and have human rights. more... 1 Comments
NYC Jericho Movement | Come to the Brecht and get a legal update from Attorney Michael Kuzma. Support Leonard by contributing to his warchest. more... 0 Comments
Safiya-Nuh Foundation | Come enjoy a night of hiphop and poetry to support our political prisoners and prisoners of war! more... 0 Comments
posted by F Espinoza | We had hardly recovered from the emotional impact and material damages caused by the unexpectedly strong winds of hurricane Gustav on the Isla de la Juventud and Pinar del Rio, when news were received of sea floods caused by Hanna. Then, the worst news of all: that the very intense hurricane Ike, turning southwest under pressure from a strong anti-hurricane system located north of its course, would strike heavily over 625 miles throughout the national territory. more... 0 Comments
Felipe Abisu | Why does she support the Bush/Pelosi expansion of the Drug War at home and abroad?
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