Renowned Black revolutionary Mumia Abu-Jamal has been hospitalised, and is being held captive in intensive care at the Schuykill Medical Centre, Pottsville, Pa.
Sources from the International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal (ICFFMAJ) report that Mumia is being held in the ICU incommunicado, and that his wife has not been allowed to contact him. He is reportedly on an insulin drip.
Significantly, this abduction coincides with the date set for a trial, in Harrisburg, Pa., to overturn the recent law passed by the state of Pennsylvania muzzling the free speech of the state’s prisoners. Comrades and civil rights activists in Pennsylvania call the new law the “Silence Mumia Law,” as the state and the bourgeois press explicitly used the symbolic opportunity to silence Mumia Abu-Jamal, following his Goddard commencement address, as the rationale behind such a flagrant attack on all 51,000 prisoners in captivity across the state of Pennsylvania.
Call SCI Mahonoy…
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