Georgia executes Troy Davis

Georgia executes Troy Davis

Andulo : Angola | Sep 22, 2011 at 1:10 AM PDT
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Troy Davis Pending Execution

Troy Davis, convicted of the 1989 slaying of a police officer in Savannah, Georgia, was put to death by lethal injection on Wednesday after the US Supreme Court decided against issuing a stay of execution.

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Georgia executes Troy Davis
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  • Troy Anthony Davis executed in Georgia

      The Daily Telegraph
    Troy Anthony Davis was put to death in Georgia today after a number of last-ditch appeals to prevent his execution failed, in a case that captured attention worldwide...An unusually lengthy deliberation by the US Supreme Court delayed the process by...
  • Troy Davis is executed

      The Sun UK
    Troy Davis has been executed after the US Supreme Court rejected a final appeal. Davis had been convicted of the 1989 killing of police officer Mark MacPhail in Savannah, Georgia. The 42-year-old maintained his innocence until the and told relatives...
  • Temporary delay in Troy Davis execution

      Newstalk ZB
    The convicted murderer was supposed to have been executed at 11am by lethal injection, having exhausted all his legal appeals. However the Supreme Court in the US has stepped in at the last second, so last minute that Davis has had his final meal and...
  • Amnesty Int'l: Davis Execution Delayed

    Amnesty International says Troy Davis' planned execution on Wednesday night at a Georgia prison was delayed via a temporary reprieve.  News of the delay came just moments before he was to be put to death by lethal injection. Davis was convicted in...
  • Troy Davis asks high court to stop execution

      Associated Press
    Troy Davis has filed an eleventh-hour plea asking the Supreme Court to stop Georgia authorities from executing him for the murder of an off-duty police officer. The last-ditch effort came after state officials refused to grant Davis a reprieve in the...
  • Troy Davis supporters gather around the world to protest, mourn

      Christian Science Monitor
    Associated Press / September 22, 2011 From outside a Georgia prison to a public square in France , hundreds who believe an innocent man was about to be put to death congregated Wednesday to protest, knowing that Troy Davis had nearly run out of...



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