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Our fight to end the death penalty lives.

'Since 1973, 142 people have been released from death row throughout the country due to evidence of their wrongful conviction. In this same period, more than 1,000 people have been executed, according to data collected by Amnesty International. It is a near-certainty that there were innocent human beings among them.'In our new book I Am Troy Davis, we highlight the risk of executing an innocent person and underscore the hidden price that so many people pay with each and every execution. Told from the perspective of Troy and his family, we reveal the impact that capital punishment has, not just on the condemned prisoner, but on his family, his friends, and even the guards and prison officials whose job it is to take part in these state-sanctioned (and highly-scripted) killings. We expose Troy's dignity and humanity, juxtaposed against the inhumanity of the death penalty.

'In the two years since Troy's controversial execution, we have made significant strides towards ending the broken death penalty system in the United States.'


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