Medical Neglect

Action Alert for Jay Chase

Action alert for Jay Chase May 25, 2015 Please accept our apologies for the sparse updates that have come out the last couple of months regarding Jay Chase. As you may know, Jay received a one year sentence after pleading in Cook County to assault on a correctional officer. We support Jay in pleading out to one year […]

Stop Retaliation Against PA Prisoner

Sometime yesterday Major Tillery, a 65 year-old man, was rushed to the hospital from SCI Frackville. Major Tillery has liver disease and a liver shunt, arthritis with chronic back and hip pain, and a festering skin rash and open sores. Major Tillery has filed grievance after grievance objecting to the lack of medical treatment and […]

Help Leonard Peltier Receive a Necessary Medical Transfer

After nearly a three-week lockdown at UPS Coleman I, what we feared has occurred. Due to being served one warm meal a day and bread and water for the other meals during this period, Leonard Peltier’s blood sugar is high and out of control. The solution? The doctor gave Leonard a list of foods not […]

Mumia Abu-Jamal needs life saving treatment for Hepatitis C

On Saturday August 1, prison medical staff told Mumia Abu-Jamal that he has active Hepatitis C.  But the prison is refusing to give Mumia any treatment. His lawyers are going back to court to demand justice. And we need your help to do it.   Please give $50, $100, $1,000 or $25 today.

Support Political Prisoner Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin

On September 3rd Jericho Amnesty Movement received a call from a Political Prisoner at USP Canaan concerning Imam Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin. Imam Jamil is in serious need of medical attention. His jaw is swollen to at least twice its normal size, and he is experiencing a lot of pain. According to his family it is […]

July update on Seth Hayes: Call for support

As previously noted, Seth Hayes finally began to receive medical intervention for both his Hepatitis C and poorly-managed diabetes roughly a month ago.  This development is no doubt thanks to many people who made calls on his behalf.  Unfortunately, Seth is still suffering from undiagnosed and untreated chronic bleeding and abdominal growths.  Many calls have […]

Seth Hayes’ Health Continues to Deteriorate due to Medical Neglect – Call in this week!

Seth’s medical condition continues to worsen, and he has not been evaluated or treated for potentially life-threatening symptoms despite following formal medical care request procedures within the prison.  Because the medical staff at the prison and Health Services of the Department of Correction continue to neglect his medical needs despite numerous calls from concerned medical […]

Seth Hayes’ Health Deteriorates -> Call & Fax this week

Since the latest campaign for Seth began last week, his medical situation has actually worsened. He has had a cough for over a week with shortness of breath. He is also intermittently coughing up blood tinged mucous. He has not been evaluated or treated for these symptoms. We must keep the pressure on and be […]

Update: Mumia’s Condition Critical, Please Call Now

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 […]

Call & Fax in for Robert Seth Hayes: April 27-30

Robert Seth Hayes is one of the longest held political prisoners in the US. He is 66 years old and suffers from multiple chronic and concerning medical problems. As many of you know, we recently waged a medical campaign for him a few months ago regarding rapid and concerning weight loss as well as poorly […]