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Sun Sep 18 2011 (Updated 09/26/11)
"All Out for Troy Davis" as Execution Set for September 21st
Sun Sep 18 2011 (Updated 09/26/11)
Fate of Troy Davis Decided by Georgia Parole Board Sept. 19th, Executed Sept. 21st
Wednesday Sep 21st, 2011 8:16 PM : #TroyDavis executed by the state of Georgia
Wednesday Sep 21st, 2011 8:03 PM : US Supreme Court denies stay for #TroyDavis. Execution rescheduled for 11pm EST/8pm PST tonight
Wednesday Sep 21st, 2011 4:15 PM : Supreme Court issues reprieve, not stay, on #TroyDavis execution. Not known for how long
Tuesday Sep 20th, 2011: Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles has OK'd Troy Davis execution for 7pm EST September 21st. Read more: 1 | 2 | San Francisco Rally/Vigil at 1pm, 9/21

Troy Davis has been on death row in Georgia for twenty years. He is set to executed by the state on Wednesday, September 21st, despite the fact that there was no physical evidence presented against him during his trial and since then seven out of the nine "witnesses" who testified against him have recanted, many claiming that they were pressured by police. One of the two who has not recanted is suspected of being the true killer of the Savannah police officer for whose death Troy was wrongfully convicted. As the courts are no longer an option to establish Troy Davis' innocence, his last hope is the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles. One week after his execution date was announced, the NAACP had collected and delivered to the parole board 660,000 signatures calling for clemency for Troy Davis. On September 16th, supporters rallied in cities across the country. A solidarity rally was held in Oakland in front of the Federal Building. A "Save Troy Davis - Stop the Death Penalty" event was held at Laney College on September 20th. On September 21st, as Troy Davis was set to be executed in Jackson, Georgia, a vigil was held in San Francisco.

Marlene Martin writes: After many long years of fighting, we are now down to the last few days to save the life of Georgia death row prisoner Troy Davis, who is scheduled to be executed on Sept. 21. These nail-biting moments are all that is left to try to convince three of the five members of the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles to grant clemency for Troy, who has run out of his legal appeals. If the board does grant clemency, Troy will receive either a life sentence or life without the possibility of parole sentence. This “good” outcome has its own cruelties that we will continue to fight against as soon as we win it – but first we have to win it! ... The board will hold a clemency hearing in Troy’s case on Monday, Sept. 19, in Atlanta. This could last for hours – one previous clemency hearing for Troy lasted 10 hours. The board will likely make its decision at the end of that day. Activists will hold a vigil outside the hearing all day long. We don’t know how this struggle will go, but as Darby Tillis, a former death row prisoner from Illinois, told me yesterday, “We must continue to be strong, remain vigilant and fight to the bitter end.”

Read More | Free Troy Davis! There’s No Justice in the Capitalist Courts!

audiophoto Oakland Rally, September 16th: 1 | 2 | Stop the Execution of Troy Davis! solidarity rallies nationwide | A "Save Troy Davis- Stop the Death Penalty" event on September 20th

videophoto San Francisco Vigil, September 21st: Video & Photos | Vigil Announcement

Previous Related Indybay Features: SF Event Focuses on Three Innocent Men Who May Be Executed Soon | Troy Davis' Innocence To Be Considered At Long Last | Global Day of Action for Death Row Inmate Troy Davis
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