Wednesday, April 25, 2007

Watch Mumia Supporters Go Nutty


Mumia Opponents, Supporters Out In Full Force




(CBS 3) PHILADELPHIA

As supporters of convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal gathered in Philadelphia to celebrate his birthday, others stood in protest of the event.In 1982, Abu-Jamal was convicted of killing police officer Daniel Faulkner.The event all happened when the Fraternal Order of Police and the widow of Officer Faulkner, Maureen, walked down Broad Street Tuesday evening.


"The Fraternal Order of Police and I wanted to do this as a remembrance to Danny, let's not forget about the victim," Maureen said.


The F.O.P. march ended in a silent stand-off outside the location of the Abu-Jamal rally at 15th and Cherry Streets.Actor Danny Glover was one of the supporters of Abu-Jamal in town on Tuesday."We have to be the one that demand that justice is served," Glover said.


Earlier in the day, supporters of the death row inmate Abu-Jamal celebrated his 53rd birthday with a rally at Philadelphia City Hall.Tuesday’s rally outraged the Fraternal Order of Police.On May 17, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals will begin deciding whether Abu-Jamal will be granted a new trial.In his latest appeal, Abu-Jamal accuses prosecutors of practicing racial discrimination during jury selection. Prosecutors denied the allegation.

(© MMVII, CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.)

3 Comments:

At 3:01 PM , Blogger Urban Infidel said...

'Go Nutty'? They're already nutty.

Great blogging as ever, Tony. You are definitely one of my heroes.

 
At 6:05 PM , Blogger Tony Allen said...

Your right. My bad. NO YOUR MY HERO. I said it in all caps so that means I am right. I learned that in MOVE. See, not all my time there was wasted!

 
At 7:42 AM , Blogger cksquonk said...

Thanks for posting that Tony. Missed it on channel 3. I wonder why that guy wouldn't give his name? Maybe he was afraid that the FOP would be like MOVE, change their last names to "America" and harass him at work while he tries to sell comic books.

 

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