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Tuesday, 19 August 2014 16:03

Calls mounting in US for release of African-American Imam

Calls are growing in the US for the release of Jamil Abdullah al-Amin, a jailed African-American Imam.


The 70-year-old Imam, who has been held in the United States Penitentiary, Administrative Maximum Facility since 2007, is suffering from a rare form of blood cancer.

ADX Florence or the Alcatraz of the Rockies is a federal supermax prison in Florence, Colorado. Supermax prisons are "control-unit" prisons, or units within prisons, which represent the most secure levels of custody in the prison sys terms of certain countries.

IRIB English Radio has spoken to Imam Abdul Alim Musa, Leader of As-Sabeghun Movement in the United States, in this regard.


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