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Video: Political Prisoner Mumia Abu Jamal Gives First Interview Since Death Sentence Commuted

Note: GJEP co-Founders Anne Petermann and Orin Langelle helped organize 5 days of militant protest at the National Governors’ Association convention in Burlington, VT in August 1995 to stop then-Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge from signing the death warrant for former Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal. ¬†There also were numerous protests in various US cities that erupted and Mumia was not executed. ¬†Now the death sentence of Abu-Jamal has been commuted due to the injustice surrounding his initial trial.

–The GJEP Team

The following interview with Mumia aired on Russia TV today–April 10, 2012:

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