Troy Davis is on death row for the 1989 murder of a
police officer in Savannah, GA. He has always maintained
his innocence, and there was never any physical evidence
linking him to the crime.
Seven out of the nine non-police witnesses have since
recanted or changed their testimony, some citing police
intimidation. A judge labeled his own ruling as "not
ironclad" and the original prosecutor has voiced
reservations about Davis's guilt. New witnesses have
come forth identifying another suspect.
Despite this, the state of Georgia has signed his 4th
See below for actions you can take from the Troy Davis
campaign, National Coalition Against the Death Penalty,
Amnesty International, and NAACP
featuring Troy's sister Martina
Martina’s appeal for clemency
Please write to Troy Davis sending letters
of encouragement and support:
TROY A. DAVIS 657378
GDCP PO BOX 3877 G-3-79
JACKSON, GEORGIA 30233 USA
Other calls for action
National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty
National Association for the Advancement of
Troy Davis is scheduled to be
executed on September 21st
The day is now here - the state of
Georgia has set
Troy Davis' execution date
for September 21st,
just two weeks from today.
The U.S. Supreme Court refused to
hear his final appeal earlier this
year. But the story remains the same
Troy Davis could very well be
However, in the state of Georgia,
the Board of Pardons & Paroles holds
the keys to Troy's fate. In the days
before Davis' execution, this Board
will hold a final clemency hearing -
a final chance to prevent Troy Davis
from being executed.
Davis was convicted on the basis of
witness testimony -
seven of the nine original witnesses
have since recanted
or changed their testimony.
One witness said in a CNN news
"If I knew then, what I know now,
Troy Davis would not be on death
I know it's difficult to believe
that a system of justice could be so
terribly flawed, but
keep in mind that Troy has survived
three previous execution dates,
because people like you kept the
justice system in check!
We've been bracing for this moment
and the time for action is now!
Here's what you can do to join the
Sign our petition to the Board
of Pardons & Paroles urging them
to grant clemency!
We'll deliver your signatures
Organize locally for Troy:
Take to the streets with us.
Soon we'll be announcing the
date for the official Troy Davis
Day of Action. Sign up now to
rally in the coming days to stop
the execution of Troy Davis.
Tell everyone you know!
Spread the word about this
Twitter by using
the hashtag #TooMuchDoubt. Be
sure to tell your
Troy's story too!
Thank you for fighting for Troy,
Director, Death Penalty Abolition
Amnesty International USA
my Troy Davis updates on Twitter: @lauramoye
An execution date for Troy Davis has
been set, but an execution is NOT
This appeal compiled and issued by Global
Women's Strike (GWS), Women of Color in the GWS,
and Payday men's network
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