Posted by copwatch | Tue, 09/20/2011 - 5:29pm story
Georgia Senator Joins SCHR to Urge Execution Staff to Strike & Refuse to Kill Troy Davis Date of Publication: 09/20/2011
Atlanta – Today, the day before Troy Anthony Davis is scheduled to be put to death by lethal injection, Georgia Senate Democratic Whip Vincent Fort and Southern Center for Human Rights Executive Director Sara Totonchi have issued a joint statement calling upon the individuals charged with carrying out the execution to refuse to participate in the killing of a possibly innocent man.
Posted by copwatch | Sun, 11/07/2010 - 3:50pm story
Oakland Filmmaker Feels Police Wrath
An Epidemic of Brutality
By LINN WASHINGTON, Jr. NOV 5-7, 2010
Hours after San Francisco Bay Area radio show host J.R. Valrey screened his documentary film about police brutality at a university in Philadelphia daily newspapers in that city carried articles about two separate lawsuits filed against Philly police alleging brutality.
Those lawsuits, filed respectively by a state legislator and a high-profile media commentator (both of whom are black) didn’t surprise Valrey. His travels across America screening his film highlighted for him – again – a reality that governmental officials constantly reject: police brutality is a widespread scourge.
Posted by copwatch | Sun, 12/20/2009 - 4:51pm story
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Condemned inmate Troy Anthony Davis filed the legal equivalent of a Hail Mary when he petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court for a hearing on his innocence claims.
Posted by copwatch | Sat, 10/31/2009 - 3:43pm story
Detroit Imam Assassinated by FBI Agents
By Abayomi Azikiwe Pan-African News Wire, Detroit Friday, October 30, 2009