Monthly Archives: June 2015

Unite, UK’s largest union, sends letter protesting Mumia’s treatment

Unite, the largest union in the United Kingdom, representing 1.4 million workers, sent a letter protesting Mumia’s medical treatment to Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf. The letter is attached below.

Dear Governor Wolf,

Unite the Union is the largest labour union in the UK with over 1.4 million members. As an organisation we are well aware of the history and background to the case of Mumia Abu-Jamal, and in our view, his unjust incarceration. We are also well aware that his health has been declining over the many years he has been locked up.
We are now deeply concerned to learn of a sudden and serious deterioration in his health, and we are also extremely disturbed to learn that his access to adequate medical attention is being hindered. Continue reading