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Mumia Abu-Jamal And Institutional Racism In The Us

EDM number 828 in 2017-19, proposed by Grahame Morris on 19/01/2018.
Categorised under the topics of Administration of justice, North America, Prisons and Racial discrimination.

That this House believes that journalist and black political rights activist Mumia Abu-Jamal has been wrongly imprisoned and should be released from his decades-long incarceration in Pennsylvania; further believes that there is widespread evidence of police, prosecutorial and judicial misconduct and that Abu-Jamal's incarceration has led to severe life-threatening illness; notes that the 1982 trial judge gloated in racist terms of his intent to sentence Mr Abu-Jamal to death; and believes that Mr Abu-Jamal is the victim of a gross miscarriage of justice.

This motion has been signed by a total of 7 MPs.

Grahame Morris19/01/2018EasingtonLabourProposed
Kelvin Hopkins19/01/2018Luton NorthLabourSeconded
Ronnie Campbell19/01/2018Blyth ValleyLabourSeconded
Hannah Bardell08/02/2018LivingstonScottish National PartySeconded
Stephen Gethins20/02/2018North East FifeScottish National PartySeconded
Alan Brown20/02/2018Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySeconded
Drew Hendry20/02/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned

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