Our guest tonight is El-Hajj Mauri’ Saalakhan of The Peace and Justice Foundation who is a Metropolitan Washington, DC-based human rights advocate; author, lecturer and poet. He will update us the case of Imam Jamil Al-Amin formerly known as H. Rap Brown of the Black Panther Party and SNCC. On Sept 9, 2015, Medical Justice posted a medical emergency concerning Imam Jamil.
On September 3rd Jericho Amnesty Movement received a call from a Political Prisoner at USP Canaan concerning Imam Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin. Imam Jamil is in serious need of medical attention. His jaw is swollen to at least twice its normal size, and he is experiencing a lot of pain. Read more…
While the corporate media and politicians posture on the issue of political prisoners in Cuba in efforts to prevent the economic blockade unjustly imposed by the United States, of course they are being hypocritical considering all the political prisoners held by the USA. This week an article was published showing that the corrupt former FBI Director J. Edgar Hooverpaid out bonuses after the Omaha Two were convicted on doctored evidence. Mondo We Langa and Ed Poindexter remain imprisoned in Nebraska.
The Justice Is Not For Sale Act 2015 has been presented by Sen. Bernie Sanders, regardless of his spotty history on issues concerning justice, the bill would among other things, would abolish private prisons and jails in the United States and would restore the federal parole system to what it was before Ronald Reagan signed a bill into law requiring federal prisoners to do 85% of their time before being considered for parole. It also takes on the telecommunications and banking services that overcharges prisoners and their families with high fees. You can express your support for passage of the bill by signing the petition to Abolish Private Prisons & Jails.
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