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Court Report from Feb 4, 2015
Motion to dismiss the charges advances; February 17 trial date postponed; next hearing Thursday Feb. 19.
Over two dozen supporters of the Dallas 6 prisoner whistleblowers packed the courtroom in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania on Wednesday February 4 for a pre-trial dismissal hearing.
Nov 10, 2014 Luzerne County Courthouse, Wilkes-Barre PA
The Dallas 6 are prisoners from SCI Dallas PA who face trial for blowing the whistle on and protesting against solitary confinement, abuse & violence by prison guards.
Justice for the Dallas 6 Support Campaign: Abolitionist Law Center, Decarcerate PA, Fight for Lifers West, Germantown Friends Meeting Mass Incarceration Working Group, Global Women’s Strike & Women of Color@GWS, Human Rights Coalition, Payday men’s network. Endorsers: Pam Africa, International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal; Patrice Armstead, Building People’s Power and Coalition Demanding Reinstatement of Dr.
Six prisoners from SCI Dallas PA who face trial on Nov 10 for blowing the whistle on & protesting against solitary confinement, abuse & violence by prison guards. One of the 6, Carrington Keys, has recently been thrown back into solitary.
URGENTLY NEEDED NOW: $10,000
to help cover mounting legal expenses and transportation, housing, other trial costs for family members & supporters.
TRIAL DUE TO START: Nov 10th (Next Monday)
Can you be one of these? We need:
5 people @ $1000; 10 people @ $500
25 people @ 200; 50 people @ $100 or less
- Donate online here
- Mail a check or money order to Abolitionist Law Center, P.O. Box 8654 Pittsburgh, PA 15221, USA. Memo line: Dallas 6
Thank you so much!
Shandre Delaney, mother of Dallas 6 member Carrington Keys and coordinator of the Justice for the Dallas 6 Support Campaign
“They say absolute power corrupts absolutely. Time and time again I see government officials in this sweet land of liberty abusing their power and taking advantage of those whom they have pledged to protect. They say justice is blind. Well I say, if this current system is based upon justice, then maybe we need justice with a vision. Justice that can see clearly because blind justice is only leading to destruction.” Carrington Keys
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