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Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Photo of the Day: Last Stand

Last night, hundreds gathered at the steps of the capitol in support of Troy Davis. Troy is scheduled to be executed today at 7pm at Georgia's death row prison in Jackson. Vigils are being held around the world, including one outside the prison in Jackson.

Recap of recent events surrounding the Troy Davis case

Photos of the recent marches petitioning Troy Davis' freedom

More photos from last night after the jump.

Larry Cox, Executive Director of Amnesty International USA speaks out against Troy Davis execution.
  • Dustin Chambers
  • Larry Cox, Executive Director of Amnesty International USA speaks out against Troy Davis execution.

Georgia State senator Vincent Fort speaks to the crowd of hundreds.
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  • Georgia State senator Vincent Fort speaks to the crowd of hundreds.

A protester who declined to give her name, stands atop a gate facing the steps of the Georgia State Capitol.
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  • A protester stands atop a gate facing the steps of the Georgia State Capitol.

Ava DeMontagne who travelled from New Orleans to protest, rests on a wall in front of the capitol.  A banner of red handprints that read No Blood On Our Hands
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  • Ava DeMontagne, who travelled from New Orleans to protest, rests on a wall in front of the capitol. A banner of red handprints that read "No Blood On Our Hands."

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