Amnesty International Releases Video Series on Troy Davis Case

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Amnesty International USA has released a video series analyzing fundamental flaws in the credibility of the case against Georgia death row prisoner Troy Davis.  Designed to support grassroots efforts for Davis,  A Life in the Balance:Examining the Troy Davis Case exposes  issues of doubt that persist today in the case.

Click here to see the video

Amnesty International says Davis is likely to receive an execution date as early as September.

Experts interviewed for the series include: Professor Anne Emanuel, Georgia State University – College of Law and Chair of the 2006 American Bar Association Georgia Death Penalty Assessment Report; Professor Russell Covey, Georgia State University – College of Law; Karen Newirth,Eyewitness Identification Litigation Fellow, Innocence Project; and Terrica Redfield, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Death Penalty Counsel at the Southern Center for Human Rights.

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  • Roxanne Ivey

    for Troy Davis

    Innocent eyes
    The clearest of skies,
    Though clouded by contempt,
    Incite us to see
    The blind tyranny
    Of terror in suspense—
    The scales of justice weighted
    By the jaded sway of lies,
    A life held in the balance
    And a cradled compromise;
    Yet hope kneels at her altar
    ‘Til the day he is set free,
    And empathetic hearts cry out,
    “I am Troy, and Troy is me!”

    Roxanne Ivey
    Poets for Positive Change

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