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Upcoming Events:

Thurs., Dec. 9 and Sat. Dec. 11, 2021: 40 Years Too Long! Free Mumia!

Fri., Dec. 17, 2021: Documentary: Simulacros de Liberación!


Panel of International Jurists Renders Verdict that U.S. is Guilty of Genocide!

Read the excellent Covert Action Magazine Article on the International Tribunal!

International Team of Jurists Finds U.S. Guilty on All Counts!

Videos of Past Events:

Tues., Nov. 2, 2021: Prayer Gathering for Russell Maroon Shoatz!

Tues., Oct. 5: 6th Spirit of Mandela Webinar: Post-Tribunal Outcomes!

Tues., Sept. 21: NYC: We Charge Genocide: 5th Spirit of Mandela Webinar!

Thurs., Aug. 18: Spirit of Mandela Webinar 4!

Tues., June 22: Internat'l Perspectives on Imperatives to Hold US Govt Accountable and End Human Rights Violations NOW!

Sunday, May 23: Interfaith Perspectives on Human Rghts Abuses in the USA: the Role of the International Tribunal!

Weds., May 19: Launching of the Black, Brown & Asian Solidarity Project!

Thurs., May 13: Honor MOVE Lives Lost!

Sun., April 25: CEMOTAP Webinar: A Medical & Legal Analysis of the Treatment of Political Prisoners!

Fri., April 23: 2021 Spirit of Mandela International Tribunal Webinar 1!

April 23-28, Philly: Links to Rallies for Mumia Abu-Jamal, Russell Maroon Shoatz, MOVE Press Conference and Rally!

Fri., April 9: 50 Years Behind Bars: Jalil Muntaqim, COINTELPRO & Lessons for Today!

Thurs., Mar. 25: Women Political Prisoners: Defending Our Communities, Defending Our Lives!

Fri., Mar. 12, 2021: Press Conference and Rally for Mumia!

Sat., Mar. 6, 2021: Virtual Street Meeting for Mumia Abu-Jamal!

Fri., Feb. 19, 2021: Future Focus With Jalil Muntaqim!

WE ARE MAROON! Online Teachin 12/11/20!

Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020: Dare to Struggle: An Afternoon with Lenny Foster!

Children of Political Prisoners Speak Out 6/13/20!

Listen to the podcast series on Leonard Peltier!

Articles and News on or by our Political Prisoners!

Farewell thoughts to my friend Lynne Stewart!
By Jaan K. Laaman

By Jaan K. Laaman

By Robert J. Boyle

By Jaan K. Laaman

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In the Spirit of Mandela Campaign
for an International Tribunal in 2021!

Read the National Jericho Newsletter!

Latest Updates on Sundiata Acoli

Check out the links below:

Sundiata's appeal of his last parole denial will be heard by the NJ Supreme Court toward the end of this year or the beginning of next year.

Black police groups call for ex-Black Panther jailed for 48 years to be released

'Friends Of The Court' File Six New Arguments For Elderly Sundiata Acoli's Release After 48 Years In Prison

Clergy Pray for Sundiata Acoli

To read all the amicus briefs along with background information, visit

Sign the Petition to Commute Sundiata Acoli's Sentence!

Russell Maroon Shoatz Released!

Many supporters observed the hearing on October 25, 2021. It was something that we have waited too many years for, and the joy is bittersweet. We wish that Maroon had countless days to feel freedom before he transitions from this life, but we are so grateful that he has been delivered into the arms of his loving family. Maroon's prayers have finally been answered.

The Abolitionist Law Center presented an infallible case for Maroon. They revealed evidence that the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections was either incapable or unwilling to administer appropriate care to him, supported by expert testimony from Maroon's consulting physician, Dr. Barbara Zeller. A forensic psychologist, Dr. Elliot Atkins, explained how and why he determined that Maroon's risk to the community was little to none.

More importantly, for the first time in decades, Maroon was able to advocate for himself. Emotion racked his body while he told his story of how "humiliation and rage" steered many of his early life choices. He spoke of how, through knowledge, he freed himself of the rage, despite decades of continued humiliation. He also testified to his unwavering faith in The Creator.

Judge Scott chose the words "compassionate release" when she made her decision to approve Maroon's medical transfer into hospice care. Although, the state of Pennsylvania does not offer a compassionate release program, the testimony put forth during Monday's hearing laid the groundwork for why one should exist.

The Free Maroon Now Coalition formed in 2020, as a consolidated effort from friends and supporters, in urgent response to Maroon's rapidly declining health. With Maroon's liberation, we will continue to share his life's legacy for the work ahead. Maroon was not the first or the last to experience such atrocities, and so we move forward in love, in prayer and for abolition.

Please visit: to see you can help in our efforts to support Maroon!

Please visit this gofundme page
to help Maroon's family with medical expenses!

Support Clemency for Dr. Mutulu Shakur!

Dr. Mutulu Shakur is a political prisoner, sentenced to 60 years in prison because of actions motivated by his political beliefs. He was targeted and victimized by the FBI’s now-infamous Counter-Intelligence Program (COINTELPRO) as early as 1968. Dr. Shakur has served over 30 years in prison, and is currently suffering from multiple myeloma (advanced bone marrow cancer). He has been denied parole 9 times and was recently denied a compassionate release.

Friends and Family of Dr. Mutulu Shakur has started a new campaign seeking Mutulu’s release by President Biden. We will be submitting a legal clemency petition to the President on Mutulu’s behalf, and this public petition is an important part of the campaign. We want to show the President that Mutulu has community — friends, family, and supporters — who will welcome him home.

Please sign the new petition for Mutulu’s release via Presidential clemency:

After you've signed the petition please also take a moment to share it widely with your friends and networks.

Read the excellent article on Dr. Shakur's dire situation in The Intercept:

Thanks so much for your support.
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