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Freeing the MOVE 9 in 2008: MP3 Audio
by BE47 Thursday, Aug. 02, 2007 at 3:24 AM

MP3 audio of Ramona Africa's July 14 [Bastille Day!] talk in Harrisburg, PA. Ramona discussed the need for the MOVE 9 to receive parole in 2008 in Pennsylvania. And why they all need a new, fair trial. They have all served 29 years of their 30-100 year sentence. If not paroled in 2008, they may all serve another 70 years. Their sentencing judge has publicly admitted that he has no idea who shot the one bullet that they are all being held accountable for!

audio link: MP3 at 59.2 mebibytes

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This is an MP3 version of her talk. It has already been posted to PBG IMC but people have reported having problems streaming the Quicktime audio version.

Ramona gives a very good short history of MOVE as well as a detailed explanation of what the MOVE 9 have been through, and are going through as they languish in Pennsylvania's dungeons. And she shares her revolutionary vision of a better world. A world not based on violence and domination. A world based on dignity and respect for all life.

Ramona is the only adult survivor of the 1985 illegal bombing of the MOVE home in Philadelphia. 6 adults and 5 children were incinerated, and 60 homes burnt to the ground that day. She escaped while in flames, being shot at and rescuing a child. The MOVE 9 were all victims of a similar police assault in 1978. One of the MOVE 9, Merle Africa, has already died in prison after not being with her children for 25 years. This is an amazing, horrifying story that we all need to be aware of...

A longer CD version of this event along with her answers to questions is also available. Contact Ramona at to get the double CD, have her speak in your town, or help the MOVE 9 financially during this crucial time. Peace! Ona MOVE!

We must FREE THE MOVE 9 in 2008 !!

NOW IS THE TIME! [for letters & phone calls to Parole Board)
by BE47 Saturday, Feb. 16, 2008 at 2:09 AM

Send letters and make phone calls asking the Parole Board to release the "MOVE 9" on probation in 2008:

Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole
1101 South Front Street, Suite #5100
Harrisburg, PA 17104-2517
tel: (717) 787-5699

Sending individual letters to each Board member is most helpful. Each of their names are listed on this web page:

Copies of letters:

William Phillips Africa #AM-4984
1000 Follies Rd.
Dallas, PA 18612

Please send copies of all your letters to Phil ["William"] so he can bring a pile of letters to the hearing in April!

Letters & Calls to Parole Board Members
by BE47 Saturday, Feb. 16, 2008 at 2:20 AM

The names (and brief histories) of each of the Parole Board members is on this web page:|

please send letters and make some calls right away!! ask the Board to release these visionary activists in 2008 :

Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole
1101 South Front Street, Suite #5100
Harrisburg, PA 17104-2517
tel: (717) 787-5699

Copies of letters:

William Phillips Africa #AM-4984
1000 Follies Rd.
Dallas, PA 18612

by GEORGIA MULDROW Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2008 at 7:54 AM



New Address for Letters Supporting Parole
by BE47 Monday, Mar. 17, 2008 at 1:19 AM

Hearings seem to be scheduled for the first two weeks of April for the MOVE 9. To make sure letters supporting parole are in their files before the hearings, a new address has been made available by the Board. Be sure to mention the individual names of the eight MOVE members you are asking the Board to parole this year. Address letters:

Board of Probation and Parole
Attn: Inmate Inquiry
1101 South Front Street, Suite 5300
Harrisburg, PA 17104

If you have any questions, call the Board secretary, Cynthia Daub, at: 717 787 5684.

Again, the activists names and prison ID numbers are: Debbie Sims Africa #006307, Janet Holloway Africa #006308, Janine Phillips Africa #006309, Michael Davis Africa #AM-4973, Charles Sims Africa #AM-4975, William Phillips Africa #AM4984, Delbert Orr Africa #AM-4985, and Edward Goodman Africa #AM-4974

FaceBook Cause to FREE the MOVE 9
by BE47 Tuesday, Mar. 03, 2009 at 5:21 AM

Join FACEBOOK Cause "Free the MOVE 9!"

Call and write the Pennsylvania Parole Board asking them to give them all parole!

November 2009 Update
by BE47 Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2009 at 7:18 PM

All of the MOVE 9 have AGAIN been denied parole this year so far. Phil has not been given a decision yet but all 7 other surviving members have been denied and one has been told he must wait two years before being considered again for parole! Keeo writing letters to the PA Parloe Board in support of parole for the MOVE 9! has more info
and has regular updates

[this month, thousands of letters were delivered to the Department of Justice requesting a civil rights investigation into the 28-year case against death row prisoner and outstanding journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal. a DOJ representative accepted the delivery on behalf of Attorney General Eric Holder. Mumia has been reporting on the injustices done to the MOVE 9 for over 30 years! listen to ands read his regular reprots from death row here: ]

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