Oh, sign me up. Here's a guy who murdered a young black policeman with a wife and kids in cold blood. (Even the police chief in Atlanta is black -- and a woman.) Is there no criminal the left won't defend if he just claims to be "progressive"? radman wrote: > UPDATE ON THE CASE OF > IMAM JAMIL AL-AMIN / H. RAP BROWN > Thursday, October 19, 2000 at 7pm > Human Rights Center, 351 Tompkins Avenue, Brooklyn > > Speakers include > > Bilal Sunni Ali > National Spokesman - Imam Al-Amin Justice Campaign > > Sonny Abubadika Carson > Committee to Honor Black Heroes > > Herman Ferguson > Malcolm X Commemoration Committee > > Abdul Haqq > December 12th Movement. > > Human rights activists in New York City have intensified mobilization > of support for Imam Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin formerly known as H. Rap > Brown. Imam Al-Amin is now being held in the Fulton County Jail in > Atlanta Georgia for the alleged murder of a police officer. He will > be arraigned on November 2, 2000. > > A "gag order" has been imposed on the attorneys as well as Imam > Al-Amin himself in order to "quell the influence of public opinion". > Imam Al-Amin's supporters have stated that he is innocent and a > victim of a decades long Federal Bureau of Investigation Counter Intelligence > Program (COINTELPRO) that began with his involvement with the Student > Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and the Black Panther Party > during the turbulent 1960's. > > Imam Al-Amin has for the past twenty years, been a spiritual and > community leader and business owner in Atlanta. Nationally, he is > highly regarded by the Council of American-Islamic Relations, which > in 1985 described him as "one of the Muslim Community's leading > figures." > Al-Amin is known throughout his community as a principled, > compassionate man committed to justice for his people. > > The glaring discrepancies in the police version of events that > occurred on March 16, 2000 reek of COINTELPRO 2000. > COME & GET THE FACTS!
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