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Human Rights Day, December 10th

Dear Family, This year marks the 65th anniversary of adoption of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, commemorated by the world community each year on December 10th. With the theme “Confronting Solitary Confinement in an Age of Mass Incarceration,” the National Religious Campaign Against Torture invites you and your congregation, campus ministry, or […]

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Herman Wallace’s Memorial Service & Revolutionary Send Off

Dear Supporters, Herman’s Memorial Service will be this Saturday the 12th of October at the Treme Center, 900 Villere St. in New Orleans. There is a scheduled service with eulogies from Robert King, Malik Rahim, his Attorney’s, Jackie Sumell, his sister Vicky and a handful of others. Herman requested his Memorial be non-denominational and community […]

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Breaking News: Herman Wallace’s Conviction Overturned.

The news that we have been longing for has finally come. Federal Judge Jackson has overturned Herman Wallace’s conviction for which he has been held in solitary confinement for 41 years. In Jackson’s statement he wrote; “I HEREBY ORDER MR. WALLACE’S SECOND AMENDED PETITION FOR WRIT OF HABEAS CORPUS GRANTED…. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED THAT […]

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Mock SHU Cell (Security Housing Unit)

Press Release: SHU Cell on Capitol Steps

SHU ISOLATION UNIT INSTALLATION ON THE STATE CAPITOL SOUTH STEPS, AUGUST 14 Press Contacts: d’andre Teeter 510-926-5207 Reiko Redmonde 510-384-1816 Who: Stop Mass Incarceration Network (SMIN), Assemblymember Tom Ammiano, California Families to Abolish Solitary Confinement (CFASC), and National Religious Coalition Against Torture (NRCAT) —  co-hosts What: Life-sized mock Security Housing Unit (SHU) Cell / […]

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