Human rights and community activists worldwide marched Dec. 11 to mark the 40-year imprisonment of  Mumia Abu-Jamal, Philadelphia journalist, radio personality and former Black Panther, and demand his release. Supporters maintain that Abu-Jamal “was arrested, convicted and unjustly imprisoned as the result of judicial, police and prosecutorial misconduct for allegedly killing a Philadelphia policeman in Dec. 1981.” He was released from Pennsylvania’s Death Row in 2011. However, supporters worldwide assert that Abu-Jamal was framed, is innocent and continue to fight for his release ( Activists rallied and marched in Philadelphia, Houston, Mexico, France, Germany, Austria and other cities.

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