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Kaepernick Urges Philly DA to Free Cop Killer Mumia

In a video Kaepernick claims that Black Panther Mumia was framed for the murder of Officer Daniel Faulkner in 1981.

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Widow of Slain Philly Officer Seeks to Remove DA from Mumia's Appeal

Maureen Faulkner—the widow of Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel Faulkner, who was murdered by Mumia Abu-Jamal during a traffic stop in 1981—says that Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner's office should be disqualified from overseeing any appeals of that case.

Widow of Slain Officer Outraged Over Cop Killer Mumia's Chance for Appeal

Judge Leon Tucker granted Mumia Abu-Jamal another opportunity to appeal his conviction in the death of Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel Faulkner. Abu-Jamal spent three decades on death row before his sentence in the shooting death of Faulkner was thrown out over flawed jury instructions.

Wife of Slain Officer Removed from Appeal Hearing for Cop Killer Mumia Abu-Jamal

During a hearing to determine whether or not to extend the appeal hearing of Mumia Abu-Jamal in the fatal 1981 shooting of Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel Faulkner, Maureen Faulkner—the officer's widow—rose to her feet to sternly address the judge.

Armed Philadelphia Antifa Group Formed to Target Police

The group currently hosts anti-police workshops called “Our Enemies in Blue.” The group draws inspiration from convicted murderers and calls for violence against the police, theft of goods, and armed insurrection.

Obama Appoints Former Attorney for Cop Killer Abu-Jamal to Civil Rights Commission

President Obama on Thursday appointed Debo Adegbile, a former attorney for convicted cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal, to a six-year post on the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.

Philadelphia Mural Honors Officer Killed by Mumia

A mural memorializing Daniel Faulkner, the Philadelphia police officer shot to death by Mumia Abu-Jamal in 1981, was unveiled over the weekend on the 6th Police District headquarters in Chinatown. Scores of people, mostly police officers, gathered for the mural’s dedication.

Cop Killer Mumia Sues Over Pennsylvania Law That Could Silence Him

Convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal is seeking to overturn a new Pennsylvania law that allows violent crime victims to sue offenders whose speech continues to cause them "mental anguish."

Law Signed to Curb Cop Killer's 'Obscene Celebrity'

Ignoring the chants of protesters on the block where a police officer was killed and the cause célèbre of Mumia Abu-Jamal was born, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett signed into law Tuesday a measure he said would curb the "obscene celebrity" cultivated by convicts at the expense of victims.

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Cop Killer's Commencement Speech Spurs Pennsylvania Legislation

"The words of the victims should be louder than the criminals who sit behind concrete and steel," said Vereb. He drafted the bill after revelations that Goddard College invited Abu-Jamal to speak to graduates Sunday in prerecorded remarks.