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death penalty

Candlelight Gathering for Troy Davis

Date: 
Friday, September 21, 2012 - 10:45pm - 11:30pm
Location: 
Union Square, Near 14th St side of park

On September 21st, 2011 at 11:08 Troy Anthony Davis was executed by the State of Georgia. On the anniversary of his execution those who wish can join us for a silent moment in Union Square to remember the life, the struggle and the legacy of Troy. There will be no speakers, we will lightour candles at 11:00pm and blow them out at 11:08pm.

Please bring your own candle.

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The Passion of Bradley Manning , book release

Date: 
Monday, April 23, 2012 - 7:00pm
Location: 
Bluestockings Books, 172 Allen Street between Stanton and Rivington,
Contact: 

212.777.6028

Author Chase Madar will be discussing his new book, The Passion of Bradley Manning, about the Bradley Manning case.

FROM TROY DAVIS TO REGGIE CLEMONS! ABOLISHING THE DEATH PENALTY IN OUR LIFETIME!

Date: 
Monday, February 27, 2012 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: 
City College NAC Ballroom, 160 Convent Avenue @ 138th Street
Contact: 

JOIN us for a discussion about racial injustice, the death penalty and the link between the execution of Troy Davis and the story of Reggie Clemons!

FACTS:

No Physical Evidence
Thomas Cummins initially confessed to police that he murdered the victims, his cousins. After identifying Clemons and three other suspects, charges against him were dropped
Four judges have agreed that the prosecutor's conduct was "abusive and boorish"

Speakers will include:

Mrs. Vera Thomas (Reggie's mother)
Lawrence Hayes (Death row exoneree and co-founder of F.A.C.E.)
Tanya Greene (ACLU)

Memorial Service for Troy Davis

Date: 
Saturday, October 1, 2011 - 11:30am - 12:30pm
Location: 
South Hall, Riverside Church, 490 Riverside Drive (Enter on Claremont Ave), New York

Saturday, October 1
11:30-12:30 pm
South Hall, Riverside Church
490 Riverside Drive (Enter on Claremont Ave), New York

On Wednesday, September 21, the state of Georgia executed Troy Davis. Troy's case, marked by strong doubts about his guilt, touched people around the world. On Saturday, October 1, he will be buried in Savannah, his home.

Emergency Demo to Protest Execution of Troy Davis

Date: 
Tuesday, September 20, 2011 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Location: 
Zucotti Park/Liberty Plaza, Broadway at Liberty Street, Lower Manhattan
Contact: 

212-633-6646, 212-330-8029, info@FreeMumia.com,

Early this morning, the Georgia Parole and Pardons Board gave the green light for Troy Davis' execution despite overwhelming evidence of his innocence.

THIS RACIST EXECUTION -- SCHEDULED FOR TOMORROW (SEPT. 21) -- MUST BE STOPPED!

EMERGENCY DEMONSTRATION TO PROTEST THE EXECUTION OF TROY DAVIS
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Tuesday, SEPT. 20TH 4:30 – 6:00!
ZUCOTTI PARK -- ALSO KNOWN AS LIBERTY PLAZA
DOWNTOWN MANHATTAN, BROADWAY & LIBERTY

Who Will Read Our Report: Artists and Activists for Troy Davis (TIME CHANGE)

Date: 
Friday, September 16, 2011 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm
Location: 
Times Square 42nd and 7th Avenue
Contact: 

September 16th, 2011 5:30 PM
Times Square 42nd and 7th Avenue
Co-Sponsored by:Amnesty International
Who Will Read Our Report: Artists and Activists for Troy Davis

Join us on September 16th 5:30pm in Times Square 42nd and 7th Avenue as we demand that the Georgia Board of Pardons &
Paroles commute Troy’s sentence – a final chance to prevent Troy Davis from
being executed.

For more info on Troy:

The case against Troy Davis an African American man for the murder of a
white police officer consisted entirely of witness testimony which

Ethel and Julius Rosenberg 58th Annual Memorial Meeting: WITH JUSTICE FOR WHOM? From the ROSENBERG CASE to the WAR ON TERROR

Date: 
Friday, June 17, 2011 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: 
Tamiment Library, 70 Washington Square South, 10th Fl., New York City
Contact: 

National Committee to Reopen the Rosenberg Case-www.ncrrc.com; tibby@ncrrc.com; 212-533-1015

Robert Meeropol, younger son of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, will deliver “The Eulogy I Was Unable to Give.” A special message from our President, David Alman, who is unable to attend, will put forward our demand for "Redress in the Rosenberg Case.” Karen Taylor, vocalist, and Rudel Drears, pianist, will render musical tribute to the memory of the Rosenbergs. Jeanne Mirer, President of the International Association of Democratic Lawyers, will speak on the relevance of the Rosenberg Case to the current spate of post-911 “Terrorist” cases.

Partisan Defense Committee’s 25th Annual Holiday Appeal Benefit for Class-War prisoners

Date: 
Friday, January 21, 2011 - 6:00pm
Location: 
La Pregunta Arts Café located at 1528 Amsterdam Ave., between 135th and 136th Sts. [#1 to 137 St.-City College]
Contact: 

Call (212) 406-4252, visit partisandefense.org or e-mail: partisandefense@earthlink.net.

Come to the Partisan Defense Committee’s 25th Annual Holiday Appeal Benefit for Class-War prisoners on Friday January 21st 2011 from 6 to 9 pm at La Pregunta Arts Café located at 1528 Amsterdam Ave., between 135th and 136th Sts. Tickets are just $10 and all proceeds go to the Class-War Prisoner Stipend Fund that sends monthly stipends to 17 class-war prisoners and for holiday gifts for them and their families. Free Mumia Abu-Jamal! Abolish the Racist Death Penalty! Free Lynne Stewart! Free All Class-War Prisoners!

International Perspectives on Police Terrorism and the Death Penalty

Date: 
Thursday, October 7, 2010 - 6:00pm
Location: 
St. Mary's Church, 521 W1.26th Street Between Amsterdam Ave and Broadway

International Perspectives on Police Terrorism and the Death Penalty

St. Mary's Church
521 W1.26th Street Between Amsterdam Ave and Broadway
Thursday October 7, 6pm

Speakers:
Jr Min of Information Pocc/Block Report Radio Host
Viola Plummer December 12th Movement
Pam Afrika (ICFFMAJ)
Malcolm Shabazz (grandson of El Haj Malik Shabazz)
Special Guest Cecil Guzmore, Pan -African Activist and Scholar, United Kingdom, Lecturer at University of Jamaica, Columnist Jamaican Daily Gleaner
Info: Call Free Mumia Coalition 212-330-8029
Remember Oct 9 In Philadelphia!

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Stop Death Penalty, Free Mumia (Phila.)

Date: 
Saturday, October 9, 2010 - 6:30am
Contact: 

Protest Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), 1136 Spring Garden St. at North Broad St., Phila.: Take Orange/Broad St. Line to Spring Garden stop; or walk from Suburban Station. Spring Garden St. is 13 short blocks north of City Hall: Phila. Center City MAP: http://bit.ly/aSkrpx . . . . NYC BUS INFO: Arrange purchase (212) 330-8029 BUSES LEAVE 6:30 AM, 33rd St. & 8th Ave.: A, C, E to 34 St.-Penn Sta. (south exits to 34 St. & 8th Av.); #1, 2, 3 to 34 St.-Penn Sta. (south exits to 32 St. & 7th Av.); NJT bus or train or PATH to NY Penn Sta.; D, F, N, Q, R to 34 St.-Herald Sq. (at 6th Av.); M34 or M16 bus via 34th St.; Midtown MAP: http://bit.ly/aCEZqI . . . . CONTACTS: http://bit.ly/9Jseha 215-476-8812 icffmaj@aol.com

NYC BUS INFO: Arrange purchase(212) 330-8029
BUSES LEAVE 6:30 AM, 33rd & 8th Ave.

[Info as of Wednesday, August 25, 2010]

OCT 9TH IN PHILLY, AGAINST THE DEATH PENALTY, SUPPORT MUMIA, STOP THE FOP
WORLD DAY AGAINST THE DEATH PENALTY : USA 10-10-10

WE DEMAND 100% ABOLITION OF THE DEATH PENALTY NOW! NO EXCEPTIONS (INCLUDING MUMIA ABU-JAMAL)!

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