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Mumia Abu-Jamal

On Dec. 9, 1981 Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel Faulkner was fatally shot after making a routine traffic stop. Mumia Abu-Jamal, a popular radio journalist, was arrested and charged with the officer's death. In 1982, Abu-Jamal was found guilty of murder and sentenced to death.



Below is The Inquirer's coverage of the fatal shooting, trial and appeals.


On Dec. 9, 1981 Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel Faulkner was fatally shot after making a routine traffic stop. Mumia Abu-Jamal, a popular radio journalist, was arrested and charged with the officer's death. In 1982, Abu-Jamal was found guilty of murder and sentenced to death.

Below is The Inquirer's coverage of the fatal shooting, trial and appeals.
ON THE WEB

This site, which includes transcripts from the trial and appeals, was created by his supporters.


Prison Radio, a project of The Redwood Justice Fund, presents
Abu-Jamal's recorded essays.

This site was created by his supporters.
RECENT DECISIONS
Read the federal appeals court's opinion.
Read the Pa. Supreme Court's opinion on Abu-Jamal's appeal.
Read U.S. District Judge William H. Yohn's decision to lift Abu-Jamal's death sentence.
THE APPEALS