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Michael Moore demands Georgia boycott after Troy Davis execution

WASHINGTON — Oscar-winning filmmaker Michael Moore called Thursday for a total boycott of Georgia after the southern US state, defying global protests, executed convicted police killer Troy Davis. On his website, the director of “Fahrenheit 9/11,” “Bowling for Columbine” and “Sicko” also demanded that his just-released memoirs “Here Comes Trouble”…

Bob Barr: Witnesses recanting should have stopped Troy Davis execution

Former lawyer, Republican congressman and libertarian presidential candidate Bob Barr said the fact that the vast majority of the witnesses had recanted in the Troy Davis case should have implored the Board of Pardons and Paroles to stop the execution. “There has been very substantial evidence of innocent that has…

Obama won’t act in Troy Davis execution case

NEW YORK — US President Barack Obama will not intervene in the Troy Davis capital punishment case which has sparked protests, because it is “not appropriate” to become involved in specific state cases, a spokesman said Wednesday. “Dating back to his time in the Illinois State Senate, President Obama has…

WATCH: Democracy Now covers Troy Davis execution

Watch Democracy Now’s Amy Goodman report on developments concerning the execution of Troy Davis below: Watch live streaming video from democracynow at livestream.com…

Global protests held in Troy Davis execution case

Some 300 protest rallies were held worldwide Friday ahead of a last-ditch parole board hearing for death row inmate Troy Davis, whose planned execution sparked an international movement. Davis is set to be executed September 21 for the 1989 shooting death of a police officer in Savannah, Georgia, but his…

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