Rally to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal
on Saturday, May 11th in San Francisco
On Saturday, May 11, 2002, thousands of people from throughout the
Western Region will gather in San Francisco for a mass march and rally to
Free Mumia Abu-Jamal, internationally known journalist and death row inmate.
At 11:00 a.m. people will assemble at Justin Herman Plaza, at the
foot of Market Street and the Embarcadero and march up Market Street
to a rally at Civic Center at 1:00 p.m. There will be speakers representing
labor, students, anti-war activists, communities of color, communities of
faith, and others as well as spoken word artists and musicians.
For more information call the Mobilization to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal at (415) 695-7745
The following people have been confirmed as participants in the March
and Rally to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal on Saturday, May 11th in San Francisco
(assemble at Justin Herman Plaza at 11am, rally at Civic Center at 1pm):
Devorah Major - poet laureate of San Francisco
Marvin X - author, spoken word artist, whose powerful
work 'One to Life' is currently running in San Francisco
Julian Kunnie, Professor of Africana Studies at the
University of Arizona-Tucson
Pam Africa, International Concerned Family and Friends of
Mumia's is the leading death row case in the world, and millions of
people have called for his freedom. Mumia has been on death row for 20
years for a crime he did not commit. The courts have refused to hear the
sworn testimony of Arnold Beverly, a professional hit man hired by the
mob and corrupt police to kill Police Officer Daniel Faulkner on December
9, 1981, in Philadelphia. The courts have refused to hear the sworn
testimony of witnesses who can prove Mumia's innocence. In a ruling that has
been appealed, the federal court has thrown out Mumia's death penalty
sentence and plans to sentence him to life in prison without the possibility
of parole, a death sentence in itself. The courts, the prosecution
and the government hopes to defuse and confuse the movement by these
actions -- but we are unifying and mobilizing around the demand to Free Mumia
Abu-Jamal. Mumia is in jail for his political ideas and for speaking the
truth. We are all in danger of loosing our constitutional rights.
Standup for Mumia and stand up for Freedom.
Join the International Action Center contingent.
For more info call 415-821-6545
Millions 4 Mumia/International Action Center
39 W. 14th St. Room 206, NYC, NY 10011
Fax: 212-633-2889, www.iacenter.org
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