Support Political prisoner Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin

From Sacramento Prisoner Support:

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On September 3rd Jericho Amnesty Movement received a call from a Political Prisoner at USP Canaan concerning Imam Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin. Imam Jamil is in serious need of medical attention. His jaw is swollen to at least twice its normal size, and he is experiencing a lot of pain.

According to his family it is clear that he needed to remain in a medical facility. In addition to his having smoldering multiple myeloma, he has Sjogren’s syndrome, which is another auto immune condition.

The Imam’s family appreciates our continued support and dissemination of information. He has put in a request for a transfer to a warmer climate which he feels may help his condition. In addition, he hopes to be closer to his attorneys and family members.

His family is considering filing a legal action concerning his condition and lack of medical care, but in the meanwhile they ask that we continue to keep him in our discussions.

Please call or fax USP Caaan and ask, demand, that Imam Jamil be given immediate adequate medical attention.

Phone 570-488-8000

Fax 570-488-8130

Let them know you are concerned about Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin 99974-555

You can also write:
Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin
99974-555
USP Canaan
PO Box 300
Waymart, PA 18472

A crowdfunding site for a public memorial –

From Sacramento Prisoner Support:

yogibearphotoSupport for Hugo “Yogi” Pinell, Our Fallen Warrior

Fundraising campaign by Black August Los Angeles

http://gogetfunding.com/bala/

ANOTHER MARTYR TO BE REMEMBERED DURING BLACK AUGUST: We recently received news that one of our stalwart comrades, Hugo “Yogi Bear” Pinell who has spent the past FIFTY (50) years fighting and resisting behind prison walls, was assassinated August 12, 2015 at New Folsom Prison near Sacramento.

“Black August Resistance” was originally started in the California prisons system to honor three fallen comrades: Jonathan and George Jackson, and Khatari Gaulden. It was and remains a means of reflecting upon – and renewing a commitment to – the Tradition of resistance to oppression and repression faced by Afrikan peoples around the world. Here in Los Angeles, “Black August Resistance” comprises a month of activities for the collective mind, body and spirit in honor of the sacrifices of Our Ancestors, their Fighting Spirit of Resistance, and those who continue to resist while behind prison walls.

Hugo Pinell now joins this list of Ancestors we honor for their Fighting Spirit of Resistance.

Our hearts are heavy, but our resistance and resolve are steeled. With this in mind, we have decided to transition our remaining fundraising efforts to support what we regret to say is another fallen comrade. Monies raised here from this date until the end of Black August will go towards a public memorial for Hugo “Yogi Bear” Pinell.

Donations are tax deductible via FACTS Education Fund, a 501(c)(3) organization and the fiscal sponsor for this fundraiser.

Thank you for your contribution.

https://kpfa.org/episode/upfront-august-17-2015/

Post-Release Fund for Eric McDavid!

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Eric McDavid is an anarchist and environmental activist who was entrapped
by an FBI informant and charged with a single count of “conspiracy to use
fire or explosives to damage corporate and government property”. In May of
2008 Eric was sentenced to an outrageous 19 years and 7 months in prison.

On January 8th, 2015, after serving 9 years in prison his judgment and
sentencing were vacated when it became known that the FBI had failed to
disclose potentially exculpatory evidence to the defense. Eric plead
guilty to a lesser charge that carried a 5 year maximum sentence and was
released almost immediately.

This incredible victory occurred because we all refused to give up the
struggle to set him free. Thank you to all of you who have supported Eric
during these last 9 years. Despite the heavy-handed repression of the
state, Eric refused to compromise his politics or his integrity, just as
all of us who supported him refused to abandon the struggle to see him
free. But the struggle is not over. Though Eric is no longer held in a
prison cell he is faced with the difficult task of rebuilding his life
after a lengthy period of incarceration. We are hoping to aid him by
raising money so that he can go to school, get a job and begin the process
of physical and emotional healing from his time in prison. Below is a list
of Eric’s estimated expenses for the next 6 months. Your donations are
critical to helping Eric get back on his feet. Thank you for your
continued solidarity with Eric in his struggle to survive and thrive in
the face of injustice.

Yoga Teacher training – $2100
An hour of therapy or groceries for one week – $75
Books for class for one semester at the college he is already enrolled in
– $100
Car insurance for a month – $40
Computer – $250
Cell phone bill for one month – $40

For more information on Eric McDavid and the case itself, go to:
supporteric.org

If you are a pen pal of Eric’s or would like to send him a note of
encouragement you can now reach him at the PO Box below.

To: Eric McDavid
c/o Sacramento Prisoner Support
PO Box 163126
Sacramento, CA 95816

Yours in Solidarity,
Sacramento Prisoner Support

“A Victory For One Is A Victory For All” – A Letter From Anarchist Prisoner, Eric King to Sacramento Prisoner Support and Eric McDavid

Sacramento Prisoner Support:

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Sat Jan 9th  ?

POW CAMP Leavenworth

Dear SPS,

What a feeling of victory and vindication that must be flowing through your ranks, as well as through all those who have offered prisoner support. The news of Eric’s release reached me Friday afternoon and it felt as if I myself had been set free. What a long, difficult road he has had to travel upon to finally reach freedom’s exit sign. As unjust as the sentencing was, is as sweet the release must feel! Just imagining the Joy his comrades, partner, family must all be feeling fills me with the same joy. A victory for one is a victory for all. Please send my kindest congratulatory message to Eric and everyone involved in his support team.

I have heard that his support team (many of you) has done well to make sure his rehabilitation into freedom will go as smoothly as possible. No one can undo the injustices suffered but many can make sure the transition goes as smoothly as possible and I have a good feeling that the people around him will take full care of that. I am curious what, if any at this point, plans Eric has for the future? Work for prisoner support, continued environmental fight? I hope the suffering the state has put him through hasn’t diminished his belief in the causes he once (currently?) took solace in.

Most importantly though is the now, and the now is that our comrade is free, not just free but free substantially sooner than the state would have preferred. With the amount of comrades being released early, hopefully the tone will be set to prevent such vicious inhumane sentencing in any future cases. May this victory lead the way baring the torch of freedom, lighting the darkened path many of us still must thread. I am grateful that Eric had such brilliant support, that no one gave up hope. I am thankful that groups exist to be there for those of us who need it desperately. So congratulations to everyone involved, and to our beautiful cause as a whole. Please keep up the fight. Until All are Free.

In immense Joy & Solidarity,

E K

Eric King 27090045
CCA Leavenworth
100 Highway Terrace
Leavenworth, KS 66048

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Exclusive: “Eco-Terrorist” Freed 10 Years Early After Feds Withhold Evidence on Informant’s Role

Former political prisoner Eric McDavid, his partner Jenny Esquivel from Sacramento Prisoner Support, and lawyer Ben Rosenfeld, on  Democracy Now!

An Update and a Note From recently released Political Prisoner, Eric McDavid!

From Sacramento Prisoner Support:

Dear friends and comrades!

We just wanted to send you a quick update from/about Eric. Below you will
find info about how to write Eric, how to donate to post-release funds,
and a note from Eric!

The outpouring of support we have received from all across the world has
been incredible. Thank you all so much. We are in tears several times a
day from reading your kind notes, emails and texts full of love and
solidarity.

So many of you have asked what you can do now to support Eric
post-release. Thank you for knowing and understanding the importance of
continued support!

If you would like to write Eric or send him care packages, you can send
them to:

Eric McDavid
c/o SPS
PO Box 163126
Sacramento, CA 95816

We are still accepting donations through the PayPal account on Eric’s
website. You can find a link at:
http://supporteric.org/howtohelp.htm#Fundraising

Thank you all for your continued love and solidarity!

Yours,
Sacramento Prisoner Support

And now…

i cannot begin this without an overflowingly gushing heartfelt thanks for
the amazing support, aid, and solidarity provided by so many people from
so many places – seeing me through these past 9 years to bring me home…
tears of release and joy will continue to wet my cheeks – i don’t wipe
them away… the folks at Sacramento Prisoner Support have never wavered
in going above and beyond while enduring all the pressures that come from
moving contrary to what the FBI had considered a closed case – i love you
all so dearly. to my habeas attorneys, mark and ben, your work on this
process certainly hasn’t changed my view of the legal system – but it has
proven to me that humyns can actually survive the bar with their strong
and beautiful hearts intact, still connected, and persevering as a guiding
force in their lives = ‘thank you’ will never be enough, i love you
both… surviving these last 9 years has brought me to a new
understanding of patience and how it can be passionate, thereby sustaining
the need for a longer view; one that will continue to help me as i move
into aiding those still held behind razor wire fences, concrete, and
steel… so many others have cases as ridiculous as my own – some much
worse, and have been in for decades; a number i met personally and others
i dream of meeting upon their release. thank you all so much for all of
your love and support as i begin to move into this next phase of my life.
i’ll be in touch again soon. for now i hope to focus on spending time
with my loved ones and reconnecting with the community that i love and
have missed for so long.

too much love.

find UR joy

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