The emergency national protests on Fri., Sept. 16 to STOP THE EXECUTION OF TROY
Published on Tuesday, September 13, 2011 by The Nation
How to Help Troy
This is the fifth time I've blogged since 2007 about what I consider Troy Davis' wrongful imprisonment.
A comprehensive report by Amnesty International backs
This video does a good job explaining the case and showing how
But even with just two weeks left, the fight to save Davis' life is winnable.
Here are some things you can do to help the cause:
Be a part of an International Day of Solidarity on September 16th. Start thinking about whether it's feasible for you to go to
Hold a petitioning event in your community. Think through meetings, events, church services, famer's markets, bus stops, busy intersections, etc that might be good places to collect signatures for
Use Facebook and Twitter to share Amnesty's online petition, and news about the campaign.
Write a letter to the editor, article for your school newspaper, blog post or blurb in a church, school or community bulletin about the case. Contact local radio stations and ask them to cover the case.
Organize a speakout. Gather friends, activists, and concerned community members to a prominent place in your town to show support for
Call (404.656.5651), email (Webmaster@pap.state.ga.us), and fax (404.651.8502) the Board of Pardons and Paroles and voice your support for
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Peter Rothberg writes the ActNow column for the The Nation. ActNow aims to put readers in touch with creative ways to register informed dissent. Whether it's a grassroots political campaign, a progressive film festival, an antiwar candidate, a street march, a Congressional bill needing popular support or a global petition, ActNow will highlight the outpouring of cultural, political and anti-corporate activism sweeping the planet.
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