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Renowned War Resister Juanita Nelson Slips From Her Body (tags)
Juanita Nelson's first public act of courage occurred on a train from Cleveland to the South when she was put at the Mason Dixon Line into a Jim Crow car. Nearly 8 decades of war tax resistance, sitins at segregated restaurants, organic farming, simple living and peacemaking followed.
Mumia Abu-Jamal faces US Supreme Court, as supporters mobilize globally (tags)
On Friday, Dec. 19, 2008, death-row journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal filed his appeal to the US Supreme Court, asking it to consider his case for a new guilt-phase trial. One month before, the Philadelphia DA filed its separate appeal to the court asking to have Abu-Jamal executed without a new sentencing-phase trial. Both are appealing the March 27, 2008 rulings by the US Third Circuit Court. At this critical stage in Abu-Jamal’s case, supporters organized a week of global solidarity actions that began on December 6, the day of the main protest in Philadelphia.
San Diego Police Attempt To Stop Demonstration Supporting Prison Hunger Strike (tags)
SAN DIEGO- On Friday, July 27, 2001, despite efforts by Federal Guards to prevent them from going forward with a scheduled demonstration, over 40 people demonstrated in front of the Federal Court Building in downtown San Diego.