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    ... From: Amnesty International USA Troy Davis is scheduled to be executed on September 23. Justice matters, stop the
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 4, 2008
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      From: "Amnesty International USA" <alerts@...>

      Amnesty International USA: TAKE ACTION NOW! 
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      Troy Davis is scheduled to be executed on September 23.
      Justice matters, stop the imminent execution of Troy Davis!
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      Dear ,

      Troy Davis is scheduled to be executed by the state of Georgia on September 23, even though his serious claims of innocence have never been heard in court.

      Take action right now to stop this execution!

      Troy Davis was convicted of murder solely on the basis of witness testimony, and seven of the nine non-police witnesses have since recanted or changed their testimony, several citing police coercion. Others have signed affidavits implicating one of the remaining two witnesses as the actual killer. But due to an increasingly restrictive appeals process, none of this new evidence has ever been heard in court.

      Take action and then forward this action to ten friends!

      On July 16, 2007, the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles stayed Troy Davis’ execution, stating that it would “not allow an execution to proceed in this State unless and until its members are convinced that there is no doubt as to the guilt of the accused” (emphasis added). The failure of courts to hear the compelling evidence of innocence in this case means that massive doubts about Troy Davis’ guilt will remain unresolved.

      Urge the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles to be true to its words and prevent this execution from proceeding!
       
      In solidarity,

      Sue Gunawardena-Vaughn
      Director, Death Penalty Abolition Campaign
      Amnesty International USA
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       Take action for Troy Davis.
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      Take Action Now! 
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      Troy Davis was sentenced to death despite a tainted case and serious claims of innocence. © Georgia Department of Corrections
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