Mumia Abu-Jamal
Mumia Abu-Jamal’s appeal is denied

Abu-Jamal’s bid for a new trial based on new evidence of racism and corruption within the prosecution has failed, leaving supporters with one less path for the decades-long political prisoner’s freedom

Global campaign demanding freedom for Mumia Abu-Jamal intensifies

Mumia is a political prisoner who has been incarcerated for over 40 years in the United States. He was a member of the revolutionary Black Panther party.

NUMSA marches to US Embassy in Pretoria to demand freedom for Mumia Abu-Jamal

The protest is part of a global campaign for Mumia Abu-Jamal’s release. He is days away from a court ruling to decide if he will be granted a new trial after the discovery of previously withheld evidence

NUMSA welcomes message of support from US political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal

The South African metalworkers’ union continues to urge US Judge Lucretia Clemmons to release Mumia Abu-Jamal who has been in prison for over four decades

Daily Round-up | China calls for end to Iran sanctions, restoring nuclear deal & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of talks between Iran and China, the global campaign to free Mumia Abu-Jamal, a new agreement between Venezuela and Colombia, and a warning strike by airport workers in Germany

Campaign for Mumia Abu-Jamal “Justice must prevail”: a global call for freedom of US political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal 

A month-long solidarity campaign has been launched to demand the release of political prisoner and revolutionary Mumia Abu-Jamal just weeks before a court ruling in the US will determine if he will be granted a new trial, following decades of persecution 

We firmly believe that the time has come that justice must prevail and Mumia Abu-Jamal must be set free: Irvin Jim writes to US judge

On behalf of hundreds of thousands of Metalworkers in South Africa, who know both the bitter taste of injustice and the undying hope for freedom, we call on you Judge Lucretia Clemons to do the right thing and free comrade Mumia Abu-Jamal, writes NUMSA General Secretary Irvin Jim

We have the best chance in a very long time to actually achieve Mumia’s freedom: Angela Davis writes to Irvin Jim

Noted political activist and academic Angela Davis writes to NUMSA’s General Secretary Irvin JIm on the global campaign to free US political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal

FBI conducts coordinated raids against Black Liberation organization

The FBI’s history is marked by violent attempts to “neutralize” Black organizations. Some worry that recent raids on the Uhuru Movement is another such attempt

Mumia Abu-Jamal will celebrate 68th birthday imprisoned for revolutionary journalism

Since the age of 14, US political prisoner Mumia has never held back from pursuing the truth within an unjust system. He is still being punished for it.

Solidarity is the road to liberation

At an International Workers Action meeting, the NUMSA general secretary emphasized the importance of unity in fighting against capital’s oppressive systems.

Activists demand the release of Mumia Abu-Jamal

Mumia Abu-Jamal has spent 40 years in prison for a crime he did not commit and supporters fear for his rapidly deteriorating health