Posted by copwatch | Fri, 09/23/2011 - 12:38am story
Troy Anthony Davis
Executed by the State of Georgia 11:08 PM Sept 21, 2011
Rest In Peace
Martina Correia on Execution of Troy Davis: "My Brother’s Fight Will Continue"
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights says Georgia’s execution of high-profile death row prisoner Troy Davis last Wednesday may have violated international law, citing serious concerns that the rights of Davis to due process and a fair trial were not respected. We speak with Davis’s older sister, Martina Correia, one of his most steadfast advocates. "I know the fight is not over," says Correia. "Millions of people from around the world are very upset by this. Troy’s case is going to be a catalyst for change in the death penalty, particularly in the South." The funeral for Troy Davis is planned for October 1 in his hometown of Savannah, Georgia.