November 24, 2016 by socialaction2014
Activists and supporters worldwide mark December 9 on our calendars every year as the anniversary of the state’s 1981 attempted assassination of Mumia Abu-Jamal on the streets of Philadelphia, but this year is different.
Mumia faces deteriorating health with his untreated hepatitis C infection and a further risk from the black, oily water being piped into SCI Mahanoy — unfit to drink, unfit to bathe in.
Prisoners are given three small cups of water at each meal and no clean water to bathe in.
These tactics amount to “death by neglect.”
It is not just Mumia Abu-Jamal, or even the 2 million US prisoners, whose lives are threatened by the hepatitis C epidemic and by unsafe water: it is all working people on the planet.
And so we are calling everyone who can to make their way to Philadelphia on Friday, December 9, 2016, to rally in the streets. The…
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