Philadelphia rally demands new trial for Abu-Jamal

Vol. 83/No. 19 - May 13, 2019
Philadelphia rally demands new trial for Abu-Jamal

PHILADELPHIA — Dozens marched in Germantown here April 27 demanding freedom for Mumia Abu-Jamal. A former Black Panther and journalist, Abu-Jamal has been incarcerated for 37 years, much of it on death row. He has been fighting for a new…

Sentsov starts hunger strike, says ‘Free political prisoners!’

Vol. 82/No. 22 - June 4, 2018
Rally in downtown Kiev, Ukraine, May 11, 2017, demands release of Oleg Sentsov and Alexander Kolchenko, framed up on fake terrorism charges for opposing Moscow’s 2014 seizure of Crimea. Sentsov, imprisoned in the gulag in Siberia, launched hunger strike May 14.

Oleg Sentsov, an internationally known filmmaker and supporter of a Ukraine independent of Moscow’s control, was arrested in his home in Crimea shortly after the Russian government seized that province in 2014. This move came in response to the victory…

The FBI, US rulers’ political police, is the enemy of the working class!

Vol. 82/No. 8 - February 26, 2018

Since it was tasked with going after revolutionary-minded workers and “subversive activity” in 1939, the FBI has an unbroken record of trampling on political rights. In their frenzy to derail the Donald Trump presidency, the liberal press and middle-class left…