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December 4, 2020

International Human Rights Day

Thursday, December 10, 2020 @ 7 p.m. EST

72 years since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was established, the Jericho Movement and UpRooted and Rising will host a Zoom forum to examine the health conditions of some of the longest held Political Prisoners in the U.S. under Covid19. We will hear from family members and recently released Political Prisoners about the current situation inside.


Jericho National Chair Jihadabdulmumit

Jalil Muntaqim on his experience contracting Covid in prison

Theresa Shoatz on her father Russell Maroon Shoatz

Family of Alvin Joyner, Maroon’s co-defendant

Ksisay Sadiki on her father Kamau Sadiki

Pam Africa on Mumia Abu-Jamal

Marqueeta Peltier Shields on her father Leonard Peltier

Janet & Janine Africa on Phil & Merle Africa’s suspicious illnesses and deaths in prison

Updates on Dr. Mutulu Shakur, Ed Poindexter, Sundiata Acoli, Jamil Al-Amin

Music and Poetry by:

Uprooted and Rising

Professor Louie

Other Cultural Warriors To Be Announced

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