Jalil Muntaqim tests positive for COVID-19 and is hospitalized in New York

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Jalil Muntaqim UPDATED – See Here’s what you can do by the Jalil Muntaqim Taskforce Jalil Muntaqim (Anthony Bottom) is a Black elder and former member of the Black Panther Party who has been in prison since 1971. He had been experiencing early symptoms of COVID-19 over the last few days and was tested by staff at Sullivan Correctional Facility in New York. On Monday, May 25, his fever increased and a positive test result caused his transfer to an Albany hospital. Jalil’s current health crisis is a clear indication that he needs to be released from custody as soon as possible. Absen...