Tag: Mumia Abu-Jamal
On Thursday, a Philadelphia judge ruled Abu-Jamal can reargue his appeal in the case before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
Philly cops get priority courtroom seats.
Challenging a ‘Nazi prison camp standard of care.’
This is a big win for Hep-C infected inmates.
Lawyers for Mumia Abu-Jamal speak out defending prisoner rights and challenging Pennsylvania's penal system for preventing them from seeing their client during his hospitalizations. This is just the latest attack on Abu-Jamal and all prisoners.
Mumia Abu-Jamal has recently returned back to prison after having to be admitted to an intensive care unit because of experiencing a blackout from diabetic shock. He was under heavy surveillance and was only allowed to see close relatives.
Abu-Jamal’s current health crisis clearly illustrates this national atrocity. His situation is also clearly unconstitutional, as leaving an inmate untreated, including for a disease like diabetes, has been declared by the US Supreme Court to be "cruel and unusual punishment."
Imprisoned journalist and former Black Panther, Mumia Abu-Jamal, has been taken to the Intensive Care Unit of his prison hospital without notifying his family. Democracy Now discusses this situation and what needs to happen next.