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May 13, 2015, is the 30th anniversary of the horrific fire bombing of the MOVE family home, along with 65 nearby houses, by the City of Philadelphia with the collaboration of the FBI. The bombing resulted in the murder of 11 members of the MOVE family, 5 children and 6 adults.
We urge everyone who can to come to Philadelphia on that day to express our continued outrage at the genocidal strategy represented by that event. While the lives of those lost cannot be brought back, this is an opportunity to demand the release of the MOVE 9, now unjustly incarcerated for 37 years as a result of a police assault on MOVE only a few years earlier. In that earlier 1978 confrontation, where the Philadelphia police and the FBI attacked the MOVE home with deadly weapons, a police officer, James J. Ramp, was killed, shot in the back at an angle that was impossible for…
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