Category Archives: mumia abu jamal

Friday Morning Playlist Pup Tent

Aum Jai Aum Jai Ma Jai Aum Jai Aum, allzy’allz. Happy First Darks to all my occulted lunatistae and a happy W/E-day to the rest of yea. As a fitting switchup for the One True New Rat Year and in celebration of Our These United States’ Phattest Vapor Ballot Tally Ever Known™ i want to make an unnessessary unconcession statement.

Niether The Banner nor i will consider pledging our delegates toward any other candidate spare Vermin Supreme. It is His Year, after all

.For an even flowing and time-compressed delivery of media, please regardez pennilesscripple’s tour d’breve:

Short And Not So Sweet

open playlist in new windowPC (above) is a fellow subscriber of Prof. in Archivea Antihostile(below), who also playlists.

The Malcolm X Files

Antihostile’s Files On Blogspotopen playlist in new windowD’J33pz!!!1 Where da *smmch* u at, G-R4M? I ran the Sislek, but these cats are NOW about the argumentation. I feel all are didactically unready for:

eyemran: A Critique of The Mayor of Blacktown

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Evoluion v Creationism

open playlist in new windowAll these playlists are made by the users, BTW. Let’s pour an Orange Drink™ out onto the geraniums as a libation for Thee Persistence Of Bill Hicks’ Memory and watch some T00l.

T00L B0X

open playlist in new windowFlux Rostrum and the Unembedded Reporters Union thought Super Fat Tuesday was just another day in paradise, and are looking forward to throwing their sham votes at Vermin Supreme in playlist in new windowFluxRostrum – TWIF


Mobilebroadcastnewsopen playlist in new windowSpeaking of reporting the under-reported, here’s some people that had their homes burnt down.more playlists from rasdreadlock

The Attack On MOVE

open playlist in new windowLet’s pick it up from there later, shall we?

Pass The Paine

Tricky – Black Steel

Candidate’s Prememoriae: Since about half of this campaign’s support (and staff) are (surprisingly) inelligable to sign on as petitioners due to suspensions of civil liberties recieved as bonus pain with felony convictions, i hereby pass the following down the block…

From: Thousand Kites
Date: Dec 4, 2007 11:34 AM

Dear Citizen J,

The Thousand Kites Team would like to ask for your support for a special radio project called Calls from Home. Calls from Home is a simple project. We open our recording studio’s toll-free number from 3-11pm on December 11th and record calls from prisoner families and supporters from across the country.

We then broadcast the program on over 120 radio stations across the country and bring hundreds of voices (people singing songs, reading poems, and speaking from the heart) to hundreds of thousands of prisoners. We need your help in spreading the word and making the program as strong as possible. Here is how you can help us.

– Call in to the show on Dec. 11th from 3-11pm eastern time. Call toll free at 888-396-1208 and the Thousand Kites team will be there to take your call. We usually just say “Caller, you’re on the air, who would you like to send a message to tonight?”

– If you want to call a message in right now you can call our answering machine at 877-518-0606.

– Spread the word to other people. Please pass this on and ask other folks to get involved. You can learn more at our website at

– After the show is recorded we put it up for free downloads. Download it and get it played our your local community radio station, play a section at a meeting, get it played at a church, class, or even in a prison and hold a discussion about incarceration in the United States.

Finally, help us spread the word on My Space. Please re-post this to your friends.

Thousand Kites Team

phone: 606.633.0108


To be pedantically Kantian about it, our Hero of The Age (Of Reason) is STILL Sri Thomas Paine, World Citizen Pretend and Shit-Stirrer Excelsior. Paine spent time in multiple prisons thanks to his propensity to speak Truth to Power, championing Democracy and secular egalitarian reform. To know his story is to know the history of the Amero-Anglican Schism known as The Revolutionary War; and thus understand why he languished in that Death Row Castle and Deepest of Holes, the Bastille, while the new Nation he helped create ignored his plight and betrayed his work.

Bring The Paine

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Modern bellwether, Sri Abbie Hoffman, knew the sting of Authority’s ire well.

Steal This Movie!

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Any thing else i have for allzy’all at this point would be distressing and depressing and generally de-progressing.

So here’s some funny guys.

Williams’ Street

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If you watch both playlists en totale, you’ll note that both comedians tell jokes involving inter-species sex between primates. I think that’s a clue.


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Black Tuesday

Live, From Death Row…

Sri Doktor Mumia Abu Jamal’s words from death row come via
and are video mixed by
Suryu, aKa ThierSpacer Ismael. /Props!

open playlist in new window ~~ VideoChannelling By Bob

Mumia’s on a roll this month, and Ismail’s servin’ it up like Mothers’ Day in BC. Why? Why, you wonder, fellow White Person? Yes, you, no matter what the checkbox on your ID says; if you’re reading this you come from a space that is essentially in opposition to that of folks like Doktor Jamal and Sri X.

FBI Cointelpro – war on black america
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En vogue – Free Your Mind
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Oooops, did i stray suddenly too far Camp? STFU, Crackiditty Tom. I bring news from Spartacus and the 5th; they have braved through the seductions of Syndication to deliver Boondocks Anew!

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WAY more than you’ll ever get outta that goddamn democracy-hating Libertarian Red Herring in a Republican’s cowl, Ron Paul. He’s not your buddy, kid. He’s an elitist who has the terminity to admit it in face of the growing abyss between Us and Them™. One last list to ponder, and a thought to help you gnost’ it: Who’s more actively a participant in the marginalization of the Common Citizen ~ Condi ‘ice or Mikael Richards?

Heckler Watch

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Mum(ia)’s the Word, Johanessburg

Live From Death Row – The Analyst You Love To Hate
Sri Doktor Mumia Abu Jamal’s
words from death row come via
and are video mixed by
Suryu, aKa ThierSpacer Ismael. /Props!

—————– Bulletin Message —————–
From: Prison Writings My Life Is My Sun Dance
Date: Mar 27, 2007 12:32 AM


Please Distribute Widely!

3/31 – Organizing Meeting – SF
Legal Update from Attorney Robert Bryan
4/15 – Hip Hop for Mumia – NYC
4/21 – Writers for Mumia – NYC
4/24 – Strategizing Event – Mumia’s Birthday – Philadelphia
**5/17** Oral arguments – 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals – Philadelphia

Dear Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal,

The letter below from Attorney Robert Bryan indicates that oral arguments have been set for May 17, 2007 for Mumia Abu-Jamal’s case. We have been waiting for this moment for over a year. There will be a mass mobilization in Philadelphia – details TBA (for now, see other important dates in NY and PA below). We are planning events in northern California in solidarity with MUMIA and need your help.

Organizing Meeting:

Sat, 3/31, 10:30 am
298 Valencia St. (at 14th St., near 16th St. Bart Station)
San Francisco, CA

Please join us as we plan future events including a celebration of Mumia’s 53rd birthday, April 24th.


In solidarity,

Jeff Mackler and Laura Herrera
The Mobilization to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal
San Francisco, CA
The website will be available on Saturday night, 3/24 (very sorry for temporary tech problem)

[Note: “help ’em fry the ni – – er” is misspelled only to avoid email profanity filters that would prevent this message from reaching some recipients if the text were to be copied for email distribution]


March 22, 2007
Legal Update

Re: Mumia Abu-Jamal v. Martin Horn, Pennsylvania Director of Corrections
U.S. Court of Appeals Nos. 0 1-90 14,02-900 1 (death penalty)

Dear Friends:

Today notification was received that oral argument in the case of my client, Mumia Abu-Jamal, is scheduled on Thursday, May 17, 9:30 am, in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, Ceremonial Courtroom, 1″ Floor, U.S. Courthouse, 6″‘ and Market Streets, Philadelphia. The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., and the National Lawyers Guild, which have filed amicus curiae (friend of the court) briefs, are also participating.

This case concerns Mr. Abu-Jamal’s right to a fair trial, the struggle against the death penalty, and the political repression of an outspoken journalist. Racism and politics are threads that have run through this case since his 1981 arrest. The complex issues under consideration, which are of great constitutional significance, include:

Whether Mr. Abu-Jamal was denied the right to due process of law and a fair trial under the Fifth, Sixth and Fourteenth Amendments because of the prosecutor’s “appeal-after-appeal” argument which encouraged the jury to disregard the presumption of innocence and reasonable doubt, and err on the side of guilt.

Whether the prosecution’s use of peremptory challenges to exclude African Americans from sitting on the jury violated Mr. Abu-Jamal’s rights to due process and equal protection of the law under the Sixth and Fourteenth Amendments, and contravened Batson v. Kentucky, 476 U.S. 79 (1986).

Whether the jury instructions and verdict form that resulted in the death penalty deprived Mr. Abu- Jamal of rights guaranteed by the Eight and Fourteenth Amendments to due process of law, equal protection of the law, and not to be subjected to cruel and unusual punishment, and violated Mills v. Maryland, 486 U.S. 367 (1988), since the judge precluded the jurors from considering any mitigating evidence unless they all agreed on the existence of a particular circumstance.

Whether Mr. Abu-Jamal was denied due process and equal protection of the law under the Sixth and Fourteenth Amendments during post-conviction hearings as the result of the bias and racism of Judge Albert F. Sabo which included the comment that he was “going to help’em fry the ni – – er”.

Recently the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office sent a letter to the court suggesting that the entire Third Circuit should disqualify itself from deciding the case of my client. We filed a reply strongly objecting to this absurd request, explaining that the position of opposing counsel was “utterly unfounded and should be rejected.” On March 10 the court rebuked the prosecution, advising that it had failed to follow proper procedure and thus no action would be taken.

Professor Judith L. Ritter, associate counsel, and I are in this case to win a new and fair trial for Mr. Abu-Jamal. The goal is for our client to be free. Nevertheless, he remains in great danger. If all is lost, he will be executed. Your interest in this struggle for human rights and against the death penalty is appreciated.

Yours very truly,
Robert R. Bryan
Lead counsel for Mumia Abu-Jamal

The New York Chapter of the National Writers Union has issued a call, WRITERS FOR MUMIA, in preparing to host a birthday celebration for renown journalist and political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal. The event is scheduled to take place on Saturday, April 21 (details to follow).

All poets, fiction and non-fiction writers interested in participating should contact Susan E. Davis ( or Louis Reyes Rivera ( ). There’ll be a ten-minute restriction on speakers.


The FOP Attacks Donald Payne, one of the 31 representatives who opposed the House Resolution condemning the naming of “Rue Mumia” in Saint-Denis, France

The Fraternal Order Of Polive (FOP), having successfully intimidated Chaka Fattah, is now going after Donald Payne, former chair of the Congresssional Black Caucus, signer of the 1995 Fattah pro-Mumia letter, a clear ally in the past, and having recently been one of the courageous 31 who opposed the House Resolution condemning Saint-Denis. See below for the details of this campaign in the form of the FOP press release.

Call Congressman Payne’s office, write, fax, etc. to express your support. Details will be forthcoming. This is the government/FOP terrorism. Note how the FOP describes its power to intimidate those who might even consider opposing them.

Please call, fax, or e-mail Congressman Donald Payne of New Jersey, to thank him for his principled “no” vote re the December 6th vote to condemn Saint-Denis for naming a street in honor of Mumia Abu-Jamal. Urge him to stay strong in the face of the FOP attempts to punish and intimidate him.
Donald Payne’s contact info:
phone: (202) 225-3436
fax: (202)- 4160

Long live the people’s resistance! We will not be intimidated by these cowardly, fascistic, organizations and individuals that pretend to be defenders of “safety”. They are violent defenders of the war-making, prison-building, torturing, and killing that violates international law and all standards of justice but which they try to pass off as “law enforcement”.
Suzanne Ross, for the Free Mumia Abu-Jamal Coalition




The Fraternal Order of Police * New Jersey State Lodge has asked organizers of Newark’s St. Patrick’s Day parade to reverse their decision to dedicate this year’s parade to U.S. Congressman Donald M. Payne.

The police organization made its request by letter to Kevin P. Frey, general chairman of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee.”Congressman Payne does not deserve this honor,” said FOPNJ president Edward R. Brannigan. “His disrespect for police officers and apparent sympathy for a convicted cop killer is repugnant and undeserving of any honor.”

On December 6, 2006 the U.S. House of Representatives voted to condemn a decision by St. Denis, France to rename a street in honor of Mumia Abu-Jamal. Known at the time as Wesley Cook, Abu-Jamal was convicted of murdering 25-year-old Philadelphia Police Officer Daniel Faulkner on December 9, 1981.The House resolution condemning the street renaming passed by an overwhelming 368-31 vote. Payne was one of the 31 House members to vote against the resolution.”Congressman Payne’s vote against condemning an honor for a convicted cop killer is a slap in the face of every law enforcement officer and the family of Daniel Faulkner,” said Brannigan, a retired Newark police officer and Grand Marshal of the city’s 2004 St. Patrick’s Day Parade. “Newark’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee should reverse its decision to honor Payne, or risk sullying it’s own reputation by disrespecting Officer Faulkner’s sacrifice.”

The Fraternal Order of Police is the world’s largest organization of sworn law enforcement officers, with more than 318,000 members in more than 2,100 lodges. The FOP is the voice of those who dedicate their lives to protecting and serving our communities. It is committed to improving the working conditions of law enforcement officers and the safety of those we serve through education, legislation, information, community involvement, and employee representation.

CONTACT: Ernest Landante, Jr., Novita, 609-989-1000

Free Mumia Abu-Jamal Coalition (NYC) * * (212) 330-8029



An Open Letter To John Conyers, Jr.
Chair, House Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives

1. We the undersigned demand that you initiate formal hearings and inquiry to reconsider House Resolution 1082 (December 6, 2006) that condemned the city of St-Denis, France, for naming a street in honor of Mumia Abu-Jamal, and also called upon France’s national government to take action against St-Denis.

2. We denounce the Resolution’s intervention into St-Denis’ municipal affairs and into those of a foreign sovereign nation. We would not expect the U.S. government to take action against one of its own cities because a foreign legislative body disagrees with a decision made by a U.S. city, and it is outrageous for a U.S. legislative body to now call for French governmental action against St-Denis. We commend the 31 House members who voted against such an unacceptable resolution.

3. We reaffirm what was clear from St-Denis’s inaugural act for creating “Mumia Abu-Jamal Street:” its intention to express opposition to the death penalty world wide, and appreciation for Abu-Jamal’s exemplary advocacy for justice. We applaud St. Denis for its vision and courage in highlighting Abu-Jamal’s struggle.
4. We protest the haste of the Resolution, a condemnation of St-Denis that was rushed through the House of Representatives in the last three days of the previous, 109th Congress, and under a suspension of rules without benefit of a single hearing or of any of the usual considerations by the House Committee on the Judiciary.

5. We disapprove of the Resolution’s interjection of legislative powers into a judicial matter that is still alive and pending before a court of law. H.R. 1082 conveniently hides this fact, being silent about four crucial claims in Abu-Jamal’s case that are now being considered by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

6. We object to the Resolution’s false claim that Abu-Jamal was tried by “a jury of his peers.” The truth is that this very issue was accepted as a ground for appeal of his conviction by the Third Circuit. In fact, Abu-Jamal’s jury was purged of 11 qualified African-American jurors by the prosecutor’s unconstitutional use of peremptory challenges, leaving only 2 African Americans among the 12 who decided on his case and his sentence in a city that is 44% African American.

7. We find scandalous that the language of the Resolution has such careless disregard for the facts that it invents new inflammatory rhetoric about the case, claiming wrongly, for example, that Abu-Jamal “struck Officer Faulkner four times in the back with his gun,” a point not even made by the prosecutors at the original trial.

8. We register our grievance that this Resolution was passed over your vote and spurns past actions of support by the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) and the National Black Caucus of State Legislators (NBCSL). In 1999, the CBC claimed that in Abu-Jamal’s case “treatment of evidence and application of justice had been arbitrary and inconsistent,” and a 2004 resolution of the NBCSL joined with organizations the world over to call for a new trial and his release from prison.

9. We deplore how this hastily-enacted resolution entangles the U.S. Congress in making Abu-Jamal more vulnerable to a hasty execution. The rush to judgment and execution leaves numerous issues insufficiently addressed by the courts, even by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, whose comprehensive rulings against Abu-Jamal, according to a meticulous study by Amnesty International in 2000, were sullied by the connections of at least five of the Pennsylvania justices to the Fraternal Order of Police that still campaigns openly for his execution. One of the justices ruling against Abu-Jamal, Ron Castille, did not recuse himself, even though he was a former Philadelphia D.A. who had previously filed briefs against Abu-Jamal. Among the issues still awaiting adequate and full airing are these: (a) the failure of police to do basic investigative acts like ballistics checks, fingerprinting, and securing of the crime scene; (b) the bribing, exclusion or intimidation of important witnesses against Abu-Jamal; (c) prosecutors’ intentional efforts to prevent African Americans serving on Abu-Jamal’s jury; (d) the existing and mounting evidence that yet another man was in the car stopped by Officer Faulkner on the night of his killing and that Faulkner had this other man’s driver’s license in his pocket; (e) a court stenographer’s affidavit that she heard the original trial judge, Albert Sabo, say about Abu-Jamal’s case, “Yeah, and I’m going to help them fry the ni – – er”; (f) the fact that the original prosecutor, Joseph McGill, has been quoted as saying in the Philadelphia Inquirer that Abu-Jamal “could have been convicted of a lesser offense” had he waged “a true defense.”

10. We renounce the Resolution’s false claim that honoring Abu-Jamal with a street name in St-Denis is an affront to law enforcement. On the contrary, St-Denis’ action guards the integrity of law and justice, and even the legacy of Officer Daniel Faulkner, by insisting that all claims about violations of Abu-Jamal’s due process and Constitutional rights be investigated and aired fully in courts of law.

THEREFORE, we reaffirm our demand that the House Committee on the Judiciary begin a formal hearing to reconsider the egregious misstep of H.R. 1082, which was passed so hastily by the 109th Congress. The formal inquiry would have the following purposes: (1) to allow all sides, especially representatives from St-Denis, France, to be present and give expression to their views before Congress, and (2) to allow Congress to find an appropriate voice on the matter of Abu-Jamal’s case – a voice that respects House legislative processes that are free of hasty decision-making, a voice that does not interject itself into the active legal case of Abu-Jamal, and a voice that would respect the sovereign matters of another nation’s city.

Pam Africa, International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal
Suzanne Ross, Free Mumia Coalition (NYC)
Mark L. Taylor, Educators for Mumia Abu-Jamal
Julia Wright, CO


Hip Hop for Mumia!

Join us Sunday, April 15, 8 pm at the Remote Lounge for a Fundraiser for Mumia!
C Rayz Walz
Immesiah Soul
Queen Godis
Seeds of Wisdom!

The Remote Lounge 327 Bowery St (Between 3rd St. and E. 2nd St), NYC
$12, all funds go to International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu Jamal
Spread the word!


April 24 — Be in Philly! Save the date!
We will be at the Clef Club, 738 S. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA.
If you can’t be in Philly, organize where you are!

Ron Hampton, of the National Association of Black Police Officers;
Danny Glover, acclaimed actor and activist;
Sonia Sanchez, reknowned poet and revolutionary;
Linn Washington, award-winning journalist and professor;
Harold Wilson, recently exonerated 18 year death row resident;
Ramona Africa, MOVE member and May 13, 1985 survivor!
DeLacy Davis, founder of Black Cops against Police Brutality

View “Framing of an Execution,” Learn where Mumia’s case is at and what we can all do to bring him home!

Ba’ath Matte

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King Missile III- Royal Lunch Buffet

The Ba’ath Party – Autopsy of a 20th Century Unity Movement

The Ba’ath Party was built on the misuse of the words and dreams of one Michel Aflaq, a Syrian-born Greek Orthodox scholar and Pan-Arab populist. Having fled his beloved Syria when that country’s co-opted Baath Party led to the current dictatorial dynasty, he was heralded in his new home of Iraq as proof that Sadaam’s Ba’athists were The One True Party™.

Sadaam: one of our more killingest patsies!

Mssr. Aflaq’s protestations were not broadcast, but he was allowed to live out his remaining years, trying to get Arabs from all nations to work together for the greater glory of Arabism and championing free speach and human rights.

His failure is notable because of its bitter paradox as well as his unsinkably good nature.

Persistence is all.

Observez vous, si vous plait – the Ba’athist Palestinian/Kuwaiti flag flying over the school at the begining of the following cartoon.

Block 13

متنزهة جنوبيّة

We have no subs yet. Srry. I still laugh though; they’re visually off the hook, chain and meter. My current theory is that it’s set in one of the migrant worker “towns” set up in the OTHER Palestinian Apartied system by the Saudi Arabians and Emerites. These nasty little company towns were the model for KBR (Halliburton) when building the Green Fortress in Baghdad. Seperate but not-equal is the rule for the disenfranchised workers of the world. The Ba’athist references obvious in the Teacher’s character and the fact of Kenny’s headwrap have more sting if i’m on the right track here…

(Nase! Help a brotha out, G! I KNOW you know some folks who sprakenzei Arabic…it’s for world peace, dammit!)

Speaking of thangs Iraqui and American Monolingual Handicapability, some fresh vids have been added to the cornocopia of insanity that is:

Renting: A War Joint

Additions include an American GI parotting Iraqui (looks like someone’s being tricked into saying something they probably wish wasn’t on YouTube), a couple of n00b IED strikes, and an IED/VBIED training demo from the Insurgents’ SoCOM video game.

Wrapping up this Arab Moment™ is a rare up-beat story about post-pull-out Nablus from the Electronic Intifada.

The First Annual Suryu FilmFest Continues!

Live From Death Row – The Analyst You Love To Hate

Sri Doktor Mumia Abu Jamal’s
words from death row come via
and are video mixed by
Suryu, aKa ThierSpacer Ismael. /Props!

A case of reasonable doubt

Readers here haven’t had a chance to witness my Wikipedian’s worldview. I have been know to edit Wikipedia. I did not have any hand in this entry:
The quandry of Mumia Abu Jamal
Which pretty much tells the tale of Mumia Abu Jamal…conservatively. I personally think he was set-up, for obvious reasons. Which brings me to the point of this punji stick: What the hell was going on the night of December 9, 1981?
Mumia was driving his cab, and just happened upon the site of his brother’s traffic stop by Officer Dan Faulkner; or Officer Faulkner just happened to pull Mumia’s brother over where Mumia was idling in his cab. One or the other is claimed by both parties. WTF? Sacred Coincidence is key when one is trying to not speak the unutterably obvious word “conspiracy”.
See, it’s pretty unlikely that this would have been a coincidental confluence of events. Let’s get out a map of Philly.
1400 block of Locust St.
It was on the corner of Locust and 13th, according to Justice for Daniel Faulkner‘s chronology. Phili’s awful big. What a coincidence.
Look, something’s up with the whole setup. Occham’s Razor leads me to think planning, rather than synchronicity, leads to such a confluence. As to why a radio personality would plot with family to, in cold blood, shoot a cop in plain view, i would have to say i have no idea. If the contrapositive is asked, EG, why would police conspire to murder one of thier own and frame a radio personality? Oh Yeah. I could see why cops might want to do that.
The “Justice” site’s treatment of MOVE is telling enough. Hey, i remember the Mercury’s treatment of the firebombing of MOVE. C’Mon. Hardly liberal media bias in a Hearst newspaper.
So here’s some more Mumia.

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