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Murdered Cop’s Widow Outraged Over “Racist” Tweet by Philly DA Spokesperson Jane Roh

A now-deleted tweet by Philadelphia District Attorney spokesperson Jane Roh has outraged Maureen Faulkner, the widow of Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner, whom Mumia Abu-Jamal […]

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Mumia Abu-Jamal to Testify in Health Lawsuit

Mumia Abu-Jamal is back in court again today, scheduled to testify in a lawsuit that attempts to improve the medical care he receives while in […]

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Supporters Rally for Teacher Who Assigned Mumia “Get Well” Letters to Class

Supporters rallied this week for Marilyn Zuniga, the New Jersey teacher who was suspended after assigning her class to write get-well cards to convicted cop […]

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Mumia Supporters Raise More Than $1,200 Per Day for His Medical Care

It has been one month since Mumia Abu-Jamal was in the intensive care unit of a Pennsylvania hospital near the prison where he is serving […]

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Court Strikes Down Anti-Mumia Law

A federal judge has struck down a new state law that attempted to keep convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal and other Pennsylvania prisoners from having […]

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Teacher Whose Third Graders Sent Cards to Mumia Abu-Jamal Speaks Out

Last week, we told you about Marylin Zuniga, the New Jersey school teacher who instructed her third graders to send get-well cards to convicted cop […]

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Philly Students Send Get-Well Cards to Mumia Abu-Jamal [UPDATED]

UPDATE 4/10/2015 1:15 p.m.: Marylin Zuniga, the New Jersey teacher who had her third grade students send get-well cards to Mumia Abu-Jamal, has been suspended. […]

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Mumia Abu-Jamal Was in Diabetic Shock, Say Supporters

On Tuesday, Mumia Abu-Jamal‘s lawyer and supporters held a press conference outside the Schuylkill Medical Center in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, where the convicted cop killer was […]

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Mumia Abu-Jamal in ICU After “Medical Emergency,” Say Supporters [UPDATE]

UPDATE: New details have been released about Mumia Abu-Jamal’s hospitalization. For the full story, go here. ORIGINAL: On the same day that a federal judge […]

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Trial Set for Challenge to Mumia-Silencing Law

A trial has been scheduled in the legal challenge to state law aimed at silencing convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal. The trial has been scheduled for […]

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ACLU Challenges Anti-Mumia Law

The ACLU has filed suit on behalf of a group of Pennsylvania journalists and academics, challenging the new law passed in the wake of Mumia […]

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Abu-Jamal Sues to Overturn New Law

Mumia Abu-Jamal, the convicted cop-killer who has spent the last three decades in prison, is suing to overturn a new law intended to keep him […]

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Tom Corbett Signs Anti-Mumia “Revictimizing” Bill

At the site where Philadelphia police officer Daniel Faulkner was shot and killed in 1981, Gov. Tom Corbett today signed a bill today that would […]

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Anti-Mumia, Pro-Gun Bills Pass in Harrisburg

Two high-profile bills passed major tests in the Legislature on Wednesday — a bill designed to reduce “victim anguish” caused by criminals like Mumia Abu-Jamal […]

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A Reply to Dom Giordano About Mumia Abu-Jamal

I don’t blame Dom Giordano for wanting convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal to shut the hell up. But even after reading Giordano’s case for anti-Mumia legislation […]