March 22, 2017

Urgent Action: Execution Set After 25 Years On Death Row (USA: UA 64/17)


Don Davis is scheduled to be executed in Arkansas on 17 April. He has been on death row for 25 years, having been sentenced to death in 1992 for a murder committed during a burglary in 1990. Twenty seven years old at the time of the crime, he is now 54.

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Don Davis is scheduled to be executed in Arkansas on 17 April. He has been on death row for 25 years, having been sentenced to death in 1992 for a murder committed during a burglary in 1990. Twenty seven years old at the time of the crime, he is now 54.

 

1) TAKE ACTION
Write a letter, send an email, call, fax or tweet:
  • Calling for clemency for Don Davis and for his death sentence to be commuted;
  • Expressing concern that he was denied the expert psychiatric assistance at trial he was too poor to afford;
  • Explaining that you are not seeking to condone violent crime or to downplay its consequences.
Contact below official by 17 April, 2017:
The Honorable Asa Hutchinson, Governor of the State of Arkansas
State Capitol, Suite 250, 500 Woodlane St, Little Rock, AR 72201, USA
Fax: +1 501 682 3597
Email: http://governor.arkansas.gov/contact-info/ (use US detail)
Salutation: Dear Governor 
 
2) LET US KNOW YOU TOOK ACTION
Here's why it is so important to report your actions: we record the number and types of actions taken—letters, emails, calls and tweets—on each case and use that information in our advocacy. 
Either email [email protected] with “UA 64/17” in the subject line or click this link.
 
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES
 
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CONTACT US: [email protected]

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