Film Premiere: Justice on Trial - the Case of Mumia Abu-Jamal

Monday, December 13, 2010 - 23:00 to Tuesday, December 14, 2010 - 01:30

Mumia Abu-Jamal, America's best-known class war prisoner, has been on death row for 28 years for a murder he did not commit. A former Black Panther and renowned author whose writings have appeared in publications ranging from the Yale Law Review to street papers for the homeless, Mumia is hailed as "the voice of the voiceless." Justice on Trial exposes many aspects of his legal lynching - judicial bias, prosecutorial misconduct, racism, police corruption and evidence tampering. This hard-hitting indictment of the U.S. "justice" system was produced on a shoe-string budget, and money collected at the door will go directly to "Big Noise" to help defray the cost of creating this powerful film.

"JUSTICE ON TRIAL" was produced in response to "Barrel of a Gun," a film attacking Mumia that was amply funded by the Fraternal Order of Police, which has spent a great deal of money and effort over many years in attempting to have Mumia executed.

Sponsored by: 1917 Society (UofT) Builders: CHRY, CKLN, Common Cause, International Bolshevik Tendency, Socialist Action/LAS Endorsed by: All-African People's Revolutionary Party, Angola 3 Support Committee, Black Action Defense Committee, Canadian Arab Federation, Canadian Union of Postal Workers (Toronto Local), CUPE 4207, Esplanade Community Group, Ginger Project, International Peoples Democratic Uhuru Movement (Toronto Branch), NDP Socialist Caucus, OCAP, Rittenhouse, Socialist Alternative, The Spot Collective (K-W), Toronto Forum on Cuba.

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