Mumia Abu Jamal is a distinguished Black journalist and
ex-member of the Black Panthers who was fitted up by the Police for the killing
of a US cop. He spent 30 years on death
row for the killing of Daniel Faulkner.
He was denied the right to represent himself and had a
paid and incompetent lawyer. He has been
vilified by Democrats and Republicans alike but has fought the system since
been incarcerated in a Pennsylvania gaol since 1982.
He is now dangerously ill and the prison authorities are
now trying to murder him. I have been
sent the appeal below so that people can respond.
Dateline: Friday, April 24th, 8:45 pm
Mumia Abu-Jamal was seen today by his wife and his condition has worsened. He,
is gravely ill. We are asking everyone to call the prison. Right
now. It may be late, but call whenever you get this.
Mumia needs 24 hour care and supervision. He can not be in this condition in
general population. In this state he may not be able ask for help, he may lose
consciousness. He is too weak. (He was released from the infirmary two
His condtiion: He is extremely
swollen in his neck, chest, legs, and his skin is worse than ever, with open
sores. He was not in a wheelchair, but can only take baby steps. He is very
weak. He was nodding off during the visit. He was not able to eat- he was fed
with a spoon. These are symptoms that could be associated with hyper
glucose levels, diabetic shock, diabetic coma, and with kidney stress and
Please call these numbers, and any other numbers you have for the Prison and
Demand thatMumia Abu-Jamal see a doctor ASAP. Right
Now! Demand that the prison officials call his wife Wadiya Jamal and his
lawyer Bret Grote immediately. Demand that he be seen immediately, and the not be left to go into
a diabetic coma. John Kerestes, Superintendent SCI Mahanoy: 570-773-2158 x8102 | 570-783-2008 Fax | 301 Morea Road, Frackville PA
Mumia and racist cop he was falsely accused of killing, Daniel Faulkner