In Prayer and Protest: The Fight for Troy Davis

The story in photos: One year ago, the state of Georgia executed Troy Davis. See the remarkable photos from his final days, from the perspective of his family, friends, and supporters.
Rememberence prayer

Click here to view the photo essay by Scott Langley.

For more on the execution of Troy Davis, click here.

 Photos courtesy of Death Penalty Photography Documentary Project



  • A year ago today, the state of Georgia carried out one of the country's most controversial executions. What it was like to stand with the Davis family on the last day.

  • Troy Davis’ last words before his execution on Wednesday night included this call: The tragedy of American capital punishment must come to an end.

  • My brother and I don't always agree, but I defend his innocence, and I'll never walk out on him again.