[Pnews] Condition Critical: Friday Report From Prison Mumia Gravely Ill

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Sat Apr 25 08:32:45 EDT 2015


Dateline: Friday April 24th, 8:45pm

Dear friend,


Mumia Abu-Jamal was seen today by his wife and his condition has 
worsened. He, is gravely ill.  We are asking everyone to call the 
prison. *Right now. It may be late, but call whenever you get this. *

Mumia needs 24 hour care and supervision. He can not be in this 
condition in general population. In this state he may not be able ask 
for help, he may lose consciousness. He is too weak. (He was released 
from the infirmary two days ago).

His condtiion: He is extremely swollen in his neck, chest, legs, and his 
skin is worse than ever, with open sores. He was not in a wheelchair, 
but can only take baby steps. He is very weak. He was nodding off during 
the visit. He was not able to eat- he was fed with a spoon. *These are 
symptoms that could be associated with hyper glucose levels, diabetic 
shock, diabetic coma, and with kidney stress and failure. *

Please call these numbers, and any other numbers you have for the Prison 
and the Governor.

*Demand that* *Mumia Abu-Jamal *see a doctor ASAP. Right Now!
*Demand that the prison* officials call his wife Wadiya Jamal and his 
lawyer Bret Grote immediately.
*Demand that he be seen *immediately, and the not be left to go into a 
diabetic coma.
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 1. *John Kerestes, *Superintendent SCI Mahanoy: *570-773-2158 x8102* |
    570-783-2008 Fax | 301 Morea Road, Frackville PA 17932
 2. *Tom Wolf, *PA Gvrnr: *717-787-2500 *| governor at PA.gov | 508 Main
    Capitol Building, Harrisburg PA 17120
 3. *John Wetzel,* PA DOC: *717-728-4109* | 717-728-4178 Fax |
    ra-contactdoc at poc.gov | 1920 Technology Pkwy, Mechanicsburg PA 17050
 4. *Susan McNaughton*, DOC Press secretary *717-728-4025*. PA Doc
    smcnaughton at pa.gov

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