September 15, 2008

Save Troy Davis From Execution ( Updated)

Filed under: Random,This Gets To Me — Kaveeta Oberoi Kaul @ 11:01 am

Update 21st Sept 2008: Kavita Chhibber speaks with Troy just days before his scheduled execution. Guys its just too traumatic for words.. Please act now!! Click on link at Kavitas site.. Thanks!!

Kavita Chhibber sent me this piece pasted below, written passionately elaborating how an innocent man is doomed to execution on 23rd September. Troy Davis’s case and his subsequent plea for clemency has taken Georgia by storm, with various organisations, citizen groups even songs being dedicated to espouse the cause of saving his life.Time is running short.

Troy Davis..In his own words. .painful!!

Read on and write to the parole provided in the article. Thanks.

Between Life and Execution: The Troy Davis Story

His name is Troy Anthony Davis and he is a Black man from Savannah Georgia on death row for close to 20 years. I’m neither pro nor anti-death penalty. I believe it should be decided on the case by case basis. And this is one case where I believe that this man does not deserve to die.

This is a story of what can possibly happen to you and me if we were to end up in the wrong place, at the wrong time. Add a screwed up legal system, and a dash of racism, and it could be a life in a maximum security prison, with years of no redemption.

But, don’t go by his name and the color of the skin. Read this story also because it could be that one time, your activism may be the difference between life and death. (more…)

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