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 | Wed, 06/23/2010 - 2:41pm story
(CNN) -- On Wednesday the saga of death row inmate Troy Anthony Davis will begin its last chapter. In an extremely rare ruling last summer, the United States Supreme Court ordered a federal judge in Georgia to grant Troy an evidentiary hearing to prove his innocence.
The ruling is unusual in that the Supreme Court has not granted this writ of habeas corpus in more than 50 years. Their decision is a strong indication that they are concerned about the constitutionality of executing the innocent -- as am I.
Although much work still must be done in our justice system to ensure the innocent do not pay the price of the guilty, the granting of this evidentiary hearing is a major step for Troy Davis and for many other likely innocent prisoners sitting on death row; Troy Davis will have an opportunity to tell his side of the story and new evidence will be considered in this nearly 20-year-old case.
The hearing will allow the testimony of witnesses who have recanted or contradicted their original eyewitness testimonies to be heard and
Posted by copwatch | Sat, 05/16/2009 - 12:29pm story
DO NOT LET THE STATE EXECUTE TROY DAVIS!
KEEP THE PRESSURE ON AFTER MAY 19TH!
Tuesday, MAY 19 is the global day of action for Troy Davis. Troy Davis is an innocent man on death row in Georgia. Now is a critical time to do anything and everything! Below is a message from Troy Davis' sister, Martina: