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Abolish the Death Penalty

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Pending Case: Askari Muhammad, Florida


Askari Abdullah Muhammad, formerly known as Thomas Knight, was convicted of stabbing and killing corrections officer, Richard Burke, in 1980.  Askari Abdullah Muhammad was on death row for the 1974 murders of Sydney and Lillian Gans.

Please check back.  We’ll be updating this page as more information about how you can help stop Mr. Muhammad's execution becomes available.

News Articles:

11/18/13 Miami Killer's Execution Delayed Amid Questions about New Drug, Steve Bousquet, Miami Herald

9/23/13 Court Restores Death Sentence in 1974 South Dade Murder Case, David Ovalle, Miami Herald

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