In 2011 the Federal Appeals Court Vacated Mumia’s Death Penalty Sentence

In 1982 Mumia Abu-Jamal was sentenced to death for the murder of Philadelphia police officer William Faulkner. Amnesty International, legal experts, and supporters around the world have cited overwhelming evidence that Mumia did not receive a fair trial and is innocent. In 2011, after nearly 30 years on Death Row, Mumia Abu-Jamal was released and given a life sentence which he, the legal team, and supporters continue to fight against.

Read this New York Times Interview for the full story on Mumia’s change in sentencing.

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