1.27.2012

Mumia Abu-Jamal transferred to General Prison Population for the first time in 30 years


This is a victory but the fight is far from over. According to FreeMumia.com, "As of 1/27/12, Mumia Abu-Jamal has officially been transferred to General Prison Population after being held in Administrative Custody (“The Hole” or Solitary Confinement) at SCI Mahanoy, Frackville, PA for seven weeks. This is the first time Mumia has been in General Population since his arrest in 1981. This comes within hours of the of delivery of over 5,500 signed petitions to Department of Corrections headquarters in Camp Hill, PA and a complaint filed with the support of United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture, Juan Mendez."

The site organizers also posted "that while this is a victory in transferring Mumia out of the torturous Restricted Housing Unit (RHU), we call upon the closure of ALL RHU’s! Furthermore, we call upon the IMMEDIATE RELEASE of Mumia Abu-Jamal and are not disillusioned by this transfer. Free Mumia!"

Everyone can write to Mumia by sending letters to:
Mumia Abu-Jamal 
#AM8335 
SCI Mahanoy 
301 Morea Road 
Frackville, PA 17932