United States

Sep 22, 2011

Troy Davis executed in Georgia

Crikey live blog: Despite a last minute delay by the US Supreme Court this morning, the execution of Troy Davis, who his supporters argue was wrongly convicted of murder, went ahead this afternoon.

Amber Jamieson — Freelance journalist in New York

Amber Jamieson

Freelance journalist in New York

Troy Davis was due to be executed this morning in Savannah, Georgia for the alleged killing of an off-duty police officer in 1989. But evidence, witnesses and appeals all indicate that Davis is innocent of the crime he has been convicted for.

5 comments

5 thoughts on “Troy Davis executed in Georgia

  1. Zarathrusta

    Is anyone surprised that this is happening in the USA?

    Obahma is a gutless disappointment and his presidency is on the rocks because of his general gutlessness.

  2. EKDV

    @Zarathrusta

    No, no-one is surprised this is happening this is happening in the USA. But given that Troy Davis was convicted and sentenced in 1991 makes blaming Obama for this a bit of a non-sequiteur.

  3. That Chatfield Fellow

    Who’s “Obahma”?

  4. Stevo the Working Twistie

    Barbaric, medieval, inhuman. American.

  5. zut alors

    I’m just trying to recall what that Commandment says about killing…

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