By Scotty T Reid In the annals of history, the oppressed have often been labeled as “human monsters” by the establishment and ruling classes. This…
In this episode of New Abolitionists Radio, Tag connects from the field with other activists participating in protests at three different jails in New York City. The protests were in coordination and solidarity with Palestinian prisoners with April 17th being designated Palestinian Prisoners Day.
Tag spoke with Johanna Fernandez of The Campaign To Bring Mumia Home, Grace and Bailey of IWOC NYC over the phone from each of their protest locations. Abolitionists worldwide including those in New York, engaged in an all-day phone, fax & social media zaps to pressure officials administrating legalized slavery in the midst of the global pandemic.
Palestinian Prisoners have a central yet simple message that says from “From the River to the Sea, All the Prisoners Must Be Freed’ and it is in that spirit that New Abolitionists join them in solidarity on the global issue of legalized prison slavery. During the episode, we will also hear calls from prisoners trapped behind bars during a global pandemic courtesy “It’s Up to Us to End Mass Incarceration”
Palestinian Prisoners’ Day of Action: https://samidoun.net/2020/04/
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New Abolitionists Radio is an award-winning podcast that started in 2012 to bring awareness to legalized slavery and human trafficking in the United States preserved by the 13th Amendment of the US Constitution. This issue is often inadequately referred to as “mass incarceration”. Legalized slavery through prisons, jails and detention facilities and the mistreatment of those incarcerated in them constitute severe Human Rights violations per The Universal Declaration of Human Rights on a mass scale.