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Execution Slated Despite Recanted Testimonies

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Execution Slated Despite Recanted Testimonies

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Execution Slated Despite Recanted Testimonies

Execution Slated Despite Recanted Testimonies

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Troy Davis is scheduled to be executed by the state of Georgia later this month, despite the fact that most of the witnesses have recanted their testimony and implicated another man — new evidence that has never been heard.

Davis is a black man convicted of killing a white police officer. There was no physical evidence in the case.

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