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Georgia Green Party: We Are All Troy Davis

IPR Note: This press release was issued last week. Troy Davis was executed tonight.

“We must not Sacrifice Fairness for Finality, Nor Ignore Perjury Enticed by Law Enforcement Officers”

“Why was the testimony of all those recanting witnesses credible enough to send a fellow human being to prison, but is not credible enough to release him now?” asked Lucy Grider-Bradley, newly named Co-Chairperson of the Georgia Green Party.… Read more ...

Georgia Green Party to Gov. Deal: Investigate ‘ongoing pattern’ of inmate abuse

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In a letter sent this morning to Georgia Governor Nathan Deal, officers of the Georgia Green Party urged that he suspend five Department of Corrections employees at Telfair State Prison pending the results of an investigation into the criminal assault of January 12th on Georgia inmate Shawn Whatley.… Read more ...

Georgia Greens Demand Real Reductions in Incarceration’s Costs

Via Ronald Hardy at Green Party Watch:

Greens Demand Real Reductions in Incarceration Costs
Reject Deal Reforms which Fail to Challenge Racist Impact

After last week praising Governor Deal’s expressed concern for the wasted lives, drained treasury and depleted workforce left in the wake of the nation’s war on drugs, Georgia Green Party leaders today rejected Deal’s specific proposals.… Read more ...