Currently browsing tag

political prisoners

NYC-ABC PP/POW updates November 29, 2022

Click here for the latest compilation of every other week updates. NYC ABC, along with several other individuals and prisoner support crews, now send hard copies to all political prisoners and prisoners of war we support. If you consistently mail the latest updates to a specific prisoner, please let us …

NYC-ABC PP/POW updates November 15, 2022

Click here for the latest compilation of every other week updates. NYC ABC, along with several other individuals and prisoner support crews, now send hard copies to all political prisoners and prisoners of war we support. If you consistently mail the latest updates to a specific prisoner, please let us …

Contribute to Mulutu Shakur’s Release Fund!

From Family & Friends of Mutulu Shakur: Nov. 10, 2022:  In order to bring Mutulu home to his family in California safely and comfortably, we must raise funds to cover several urgent costs. These costs include Mutulu’s ground transportation from the prison to the airport, medical air transport from Kentucky …

Mutulu Shakur has been paroled!

From his support committee: Today, Dr. Mutulu Shakur, a 72 year old grandfather and respected healer and elder was granted parole by the US Parole Commission. The Parole Commission has recognized that his release poses no risk, particularly in light of his medical condition. He will be released shortly. Mutulu …

Defying the Tomb: An Overdue Book Review, by Peter Mukuria

In the month of April, 2022 I was transferred from Virginia’s infamous Supermax Prison called Red Onion to Jessup Correctional Institution in the state of Maryland through Interstate Compact transfer. After months of trying to settle and focus on the battles at hand, one of my primary goals was to …

The Resounding Right of Mutulu Shakur to Die in Freedom [CounterPunch.org]

Mutulu Shakur and his codefendant Marilyn Buck at the Metropolitan Correctional Center (MCC) in Manhattan, 1987. Photo: Trella Laughlin. [This article was originally posted to Counterpunch.org on July 31, 2022.] Anyone with a loved one in prison carries around the silent, ceaseless terror that the person so loved will die …

International campaign for the release of Georges Abdallah

At the end of a month-long international campaign for the release of Georges Abdallah, a large demonstration will be held on October 23 in front of the Lannemezan prison in the South of France, where he is incarcerated. October 24 it will be 37 years that he has been in …

Free Maroon Now Campaign/Coalition: Letter in Support of Compassionate Release for Russell Maroon Shoatz

[This post was recently published on the website Free Russell Maroon Shoatz! U.S. Held Political Prisoner] Letter in Support of Compassionate Release for Russell Maroon Shoatz Russell Maroon Shoatz was denied compassionate release in August despite serious life-threatening medical conditions by Judge Kai Scott, on the grounds that he presents “an …