Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Mumia Abu-Jamal in Medical Crisis --Several Ways to Take Action in Support!

Below is an update about Mumia Abu-Jamal's continuing emergency medical crisis, released by Johanna Fernandez from the Campaign to Bring Mumia Home. For the latest news, visit Prison Radio (on Twitter) and Bring Mumia Home (on Twitter)

RELATED:  Support Independent Medical Care for Mumia  II  Linn Washington Jr: Mumia's Specialized Mistreatment  II  Mumia Moved Back to SCI Mahoney's prison infirmary  II  NY Amsterdam News: 'Mumia is in Pain,' his son says  II  This Can't Be Happening: Execution by medical neglect? Pennsylvania’s Prison System is Torturing Mumia Abu-Jamal and his Family Too

MUMIA UPDATE:  April 7, 2015

Mumia is in very poor health and has been back in the prison infirmary since Wednesday, April 2, 2015.  His transfer back to the prison is an attempt to sever Mumia from the widespread attention this recent crisis has garnered in the media. It was also an attempt to shut down the movement’s vigil at the hospital. 

Monday, March 2, 2015

A3 Newsletter: Cautious Optimism as A3 Supporters Pack the Courtroom for Albert Woodfox

MEDIA COVERAGE:  The Advocate  II  Times-Picayune  II  Robert King on KPFK Radio

Judge Brady Gives One Week for Final Briefs in Albert's Fight for Bail --A Release Decision is Expected Soon Thereafter

As expected, arguments began by exploring whether the federal or state courts have jurisdiction of Albert's release and ended with a discussion about what bail for Albert may look like.

Though the Court has given both sides one additional week to sum up, we expect he should rule soon thereafter.  If he doesn't release Albert, the legal team is prepared to move his compelling case for bail to the state court.

Though the arguments were mostly procedural, the courtroom was overflowing with loving, dedicated supporters who stuck out the procedural delays to stand up for Albert and his long overdue freedom.  Thanks to all of you who continue to show up and tune in as he takes his final steps toward release.

We will update you as soon as we hear more.