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Lawyers plea for the life of Troy Davis




Troy Davis
Troy Davis
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At 7pm eastern time, Troy Davis is set to be executed for the 1989 killing of officer Mark MacPhail in Savannah, Georgia. Davis' lawyers insist it's a case of mistaken identity, but yesterday, Georgia's pardons board rejected a request to spare the 42 year old man's life. Amnesty International's Death Penalty Abolition Campaigner Brian Evans discusses the case.

Guest:

Brian Evans, Death Penalty Abolition Campaigner for Amnesty International