Sunday, Oct 23rd

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Human Rights Troy Davis’s statement to supporters

Troy Davis’s statement to supporters

E-mail Print PDF

Troy DavisTroy Davis is about to be put to death in what the deceived and the naive refer to as 'the greatest country in the world.' He has issued this statement to those around the world who are horrified by this event::

"The struggle for justice doesn’t end with me. This struggle is for all the Troy Davises who came before me and all the ones who will come after me. I’m in good spirits and I’m prayerful and at peace. But I will not stop fighting until I’ve taken my last breath."

TVNL Comment:  There are many people in this country who truly deserve death.  Troy Davis is not one of them.  Many of these people have the power and authority to end the lives of others, here and abroad.  But they go free.

This is a dark day for us all. As Troy Davis states, this is not the first, nor is it the last time that there will not be ‘liberty and justice for all.’ The United States stands alone in the industrialized world in its use of capital punishment, but even more so  in its unequal application of a faux form of justice that is as political and hypocritical as it is cruel and inhumane.

I feel like someone without a country today.  So, damn, just damn the United States.



Most Recent Related Stories...

Human Rights Abuses Escalate at DAPL Prayer Services in North Dakota

Human rights abuses at Dakota prayerThe photo Winona LaDuke references is stunning because of the brutality it conveys. A 19- year-old...

South Africa to quit International Criminal Court

S Africa to quit ICCSouth Africa is pulling out of the International Criminal Court (ICC) because its obligations are inconsistent...

Appellate Court Reinstates Abu Ghraib Torture Lawsuit Against Private Military Contractor

Abu Ghraib trial reinstatedToday, a panel of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated a lawsuit against private military...

United Kingdom to pardon thousands of men convicted under anti-gay laws

UK pardons men jailed for being gayThousands of gay and bisexual men convicted decades ago under a law that criminalized same-sex relationships...
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support!
TVNL Tee Shirt
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support!
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support!
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!