Vigil Against Execution of Robert Butts, Fri, May 4

The execution was originally scheduled for May 3 and is now scheduled for May 4.

Amnesty International Group #186 is holding a vigil on Friday, May 4, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm, at the entrance of the Augusta Judicial Center at the corner of Walton Way and James Brown Blvd (9th St.). We are witnessing against the State of Georgia’s intention to execute another prisoner.

Georgia’s warrant to execute Robert Butts begins that evening at 7 pm.

Robert Butts has published a book entitled A Portrait of My Journey: Memoirs from Death Row.

 

Additional information:

Lawyers: Inmate Set For Execution Should Be Resentenced, CBS Atlanta, April 19, 2018

Robert Butts’s petition for clemency

 

Cards from Robert to Rev. Allen Sandlin showing some of Robert’s art and poetry.

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