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Prisoners of Faith Campaign Pack: USA - Imam Jamil Al-Amin ˝ Under 23-hour Lockdown

11 December 2007

Following a surprising transfer to ColoradoÝs ŰsupermaxÝ prison, Imam Jamil continues to be held in 23-hour solitary confinement.

On 16 March 2000, Imam Jamil was sentenced to life imprisonment at Georgia State Prison, in Reidsville, on charges of 13 counts of murder and felony murder for shooting two deputies, one of whom, Deputy Ricky Kinchen, died as a result of the shootings.

On 1 August 2007, the Imam was then transferred from the Georgia State Prison to ColoradoÝs ADMAX Federal facility, AmericaÝs most notorious supermax prison also known as the ŰGuantanamo Bay of the mainlandÝ.

Please find detailed updates on Imam Jamil Al-Amin's case below, in addition to a downloadable campaign pack.

22 January 2009
Imam Jamil mentioned in open letter from IHRC to President Barack Obama regarding the widespread use of 23-hour solitary confinement in the US prison system

30 October 2008
Imam Jamil replies to IHRC Eid card, fact sheet with updates online

5 February 2008
Request for transfer

28 January 2008
Court finds Imam Jamil's mail improperly tampered with:

To download the report press here.

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