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Title: Free Troy Davis! Oakland Rally
START DATE: Friday September 16
TIME: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location Details:
Oakland Federal Building.
1301 Clay St, near City Center/12th Street BART
Event Type: Protest
Stop the "Legal" Lynching...

Free Troy Davis!

End the Racist Death Penalty!

He is innocent, but...
Troy Davis Faces Execution on September 21st -- Act Now!

The Labor Action Committee To Free Mumia Abu-Jamal
in solidarity with the call from:
Campaign To End the Death Penalty and others,
urges you to come out for:

Global Day of Action!

Oakland:
Friday September 16th, 4 to 6 PM.
Oakland Federal Building.
1301 Clay St, near City Center/12th Street BART

Troy Davis was convicted of murdering a Georgia police officer in 1991. The case against him consisted entirely of witness testimony which contained inconsistencies even at the time of the trial. Since then, all but two of the state's non-police witnesses from the trial have recanted or contradicted their testimony. Many of these witnesses have stated in sworn affidavits that they were pressured or coerced by police into testifying or signing statements against Troy Davis.

One of the two witnesses who has not recanted his testimony is Sylvester "Red" Coles — the principle alternative suspect, according to the defense, against whom there is new evidence implicating him as the gunman. Nine individuals have signed affidavits implicating Sylvester Coles.

Troy has spent the last two decades years on death row for a crime he did not commit. He has faced three execution dates and now faces an execution date of September 21st! This time it is going to take all of our voices, all of our action, and everything we can muster to say NO to the death penalty, NO to the execution of Troy Davis, and NO to this modern-day lynching. The time to act is NOW!

Global Day of Action: Friday September 16th.
Oakland Federal Building. 4 to 6 pm.
1301 Clay St, near City Center/12th Street BART

ALSO: Contact the Board of Pardons and Paroles, to voice your support for Troy Davis. Call 404 656-5651 or email webmaster [at] pap.state.ga.us

Go to http://www.nodeathpenalty.org to download more information.

- This message from the Labor Action Committee To Free Mumia Abu-Jamal



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