Friday, February 22, 2008

The Mumia That Never Ends...

"...Pennsylvania's highest appeals court has rejected a request by convicted killer Mumia Abu-Jamal for a hearing into his claims that witnesses in his case perjured themselves.

The state Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a unanimous ruling saying the former Black Panther and radio reporter waited too long to file a post-conviction appeal in the matter.

Abu-Jamal was convicted of shooting to death Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel Faulkner in 1981. A federal judge in 2001 overturned Abu-Jamal's death sentence but upheld his conviction..." (source)

If you've never looked though, you should. There is a comprehensive section dissecting the "Mumia myths", a complete list of Mumia supporters, link and pictures.

("Fry Mumia" shirts available at Cafe Press)

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