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PostSubject: Troy Davis: VERY IMPORTANT!!   Fri Oct 24, 2008 4:12 pm

TROY DAVIS - Finalty Over Fairness, by AI 10:25 PM
From Amnesty International

FINALITY OVER FAIRNESS
http://www.amnestyusa.org/death-penalty/troy-davis-finality-over-fairness/page.do?id=1011343

UPDATE - Death Warrant Issued!

Execution date has been set for October 27.

The Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles denied clemency for Troy Anthony Davis shortly before 5 p.m. on Friday, September 12. They did so despite overwhelming doubts of Davis' guilt - and after stating last year that they 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." On September 23, The U.S. Supreme Court stayed Troy Davis' execution "pending the disposition of [his] petition for a writ of certiorari." On October 14, the Court decided not to accept his petition.STAND FIRM FOR JUSTICE!

Global Day of Action for Troy Davis

October 23, 2008

* Rally in Atlanta! Download the flyer or handbill.
* Attend a solidarity event in your hometown! View a list of planned events here.
* Don't see an event near you? Organize one! Go here for more information.
* Download a photo of Troy Davis to hold at your rally.
* Download a fact sheet and petition to provide passersby with more information.

The Georgia Board has the power to step in at any point, so we encourage you to continue to collect letters and petitions asking them to issue clemency.

» TAKE ACTION! Write a letter to the Georgia Board of Pardon and Paroles

* To see what activists are doing in Georgia, please visit GFADP.
* Clergy and Religious Leaders: Add your name to our sign-on letter.
* Write a letter to the editor of your local paper. It's quick and easy using the ACLU's website.
* Text "TROY" to 90999 to help spread the word with your cell phone.
* Participate in the weekend of prayer for Troy Davis and justice, Oct. 24-26. Ask you faith community to offer a prayer during services. See the model: Interfaith Prayer for Healing and Justice.

http://www.amnestyusa.org/death-penalty/troy-davis-finality-over-fairness/page.do?id=1011343
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