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Convict Troy Davis Has Been Executed

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Injustice is served.

Yesterday, we were thrilled to see how many people were taking a stand and speaking out in an attempt to save 42-year-old Georgia native/death row convict Troy Davis from the death penalty.

As a reminder, Troy was accused of killing Savannah police officer Mark MacPhail in 1989, but many believe there was too much doubt to warrant an execution.

Unfortunately,

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American Hikers Freed From Iran!

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Shane Bauer and Joshua Fattal have finally been set free on $1,000,000 bail!

In 2009, the two Americans accidentally hiked into the wrong territory when they went on a recreational hike in the Iraqi Kurdistan mountains.

Iranian police detained the two men along with fellow hiker and Shane's fiance, Sarah Shourd, on charges of trespassing and suspicion of being American spies.

They were ordered to be detained until their trial.

Sarah was

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Peter Jackson Continues To Fund The West Memphis Three!

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Peter Jackson Funds West Memphis ThreeLord of the Rings director Peter Jackson continues to fund the West Memphis Three investigation even after their release from prison.

While the men are free, they are still technically considered guilty in the books. Like we told you when their freedom happened, they are still allowed to maintain their innocence, but in order to leave prison, they were required to say the state's prosecution had enough evidence to convict them.

Of course, many have believed in their innocence since the 1993 murder case occurred. Furthermore, by allowing the men to go free, it is widely felt the justice system in Arkansas finally came around to their innocence also. Unfortunately, in order to free the men so suddenly, they had to walk lightly around the technicalities of the law.

So what's left to do? Clear

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New DNA Evidence Found In West Memphis 3 Investigation, New Hearing Set This Year

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Free The WM3

If you paid attention to the news back in the early 90s, you probably knew all about the West Memphis 3 case and its controversial verdict.

Even Johnny Depp and Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder went public on their disagreement with the trial.

Need to refresh your memory? No problem.

Three teens were found guilty in the case of the brutal murders of three Arkansas boys. They

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