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78th Birthday Rally for Imam Jamil

As Imam Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin languished in federal custody in Tucson, Arizona, a diverse group of spirited supporters rallied in front of the Fulton County Courthouse in Atlanta Monday. The rally coincided with Imam Jamil’s 78th birthday, 21 of which have been spent incarcerated after being convicted for the killing of one Cobb County Georgia Sheriff’s Deputy and the wounding …


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The US Private Prison System: how prisons work with corporations

This article is part of a three part series on the private prison system in the United States  In late June of this year, Connecticut became the first state to provide free calls from prison. Government Ned Lamont signed a bill to make phone calls from prisons free for incarcerated peoples and their loved ones. This move is the first …


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#FreeImamJamil: Press Conference & Protest on Sunday, August 15th in Tucson, AZ

Islamic Circle of North America Council for Social Justice (ICNA CSJ), U.S. Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) Arizona, Students for Imam Jamil, Black Lives Matter (BLM) Phoenix Metro, Mass Liberation Arizona, and more… FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A coalition of Civil Rights Groups and Activists to Hold Press Conference Outside the Federal Courthouse in Tucson to …