Monday, March 29, 2010
On 29 March 1951 Ethel and Julius Rosenberg were found guilty of conspiracy to commit espionage. They were executed in June 1953
Anyone not familiar with the case will be amazed at the contortions of the U.S. "legal system" in its determination to use these working class, Jewish political activists as examples of the retribution for challanging the status quo.
In the 1950's to be called Communist could mean death.
Meanwhile, today Mumia Abu-Jamal continues to sit on Pennsylvania's death row. He's been there for 28 years convicted of killing a cop, on the basis of fabricated evidence, racism and violations of his constitutional rights.
Let's spread the word about Mumia Abu-Jamal and the other political prisoners in the United States, including attorney Lynne Stewart who is facing 30 years.
Posted by Morgan at 12:10 PM