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Witness to Innocence holds a press conference in Illinois on eve of abolition, November 2010

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The following are the latest press releases issued by Witness to Innocence. To receive upcoming press releases from WTI, or interview a staff member or exoneree for your next story, email sanderson@witnesstoinnocence.org.

Dave Keaton, Witness to Innocence Member & First Exonerated Death Prisoner in US, Passes at Age 63 (7/7/15)                      Click here to read PDF

Innocence Plays a Critical Role in Death Penalty Repeal in Nebraska: Legislators vote to override Governor Pete Rickett's veto (5/27/15)                                                                                                                                                                     

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Witness to Innocence welcomes Reginald Griffin of Missouri as the nation's 143rd exonerated death row survivor (10/31/13)
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Witness to Innocence releases statement on 11th World Day Against the Death Penalty (10/10/13)
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WTI to honor actor and humanitarian Danny Glover; Exonerees Ray Krone and David Keaton; the European Union and others, Tuesday, October 8, at 10th Anniversary Celebration in Philadelphia (10/3/13)
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WTI Exoneree Members Issue Statement of Solidarity with California Prison Hunger Strikers, Calling on the CA Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to End Practice of Solitary Confinement (8/21/13)
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WTI Advocacy Director Kirk Bloodsworth releases statement on the 20th year anniversary of his exoneration from death row. (6/28/13)
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WIT Members and Florida Exonerees Herman Lindsey and Seth Penalver to Attend Vigil at Execution of William Van Poyck on June 12 in Starke, Florida (6/11/13)
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Advocacy Director Kirk Bloodsworth to Address 5th World Congress Against The Death Penalty in Madrid, Spain, on Strategic Importance of Innocence in Abolition Efforts Worldwide (6/10/13)
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Exonerated Florida Death Row Survivors to Deliver Letter to Gov. Scott Signed by Over 40 Exoneree Members of Witness to Innocence (5/28/13)
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Over 25 Exonerated Death Row Survivors to United in Atlanta for Four-Day Summit Against Death Penalty Prevalence, Practices in the South (5/28/13)
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Exonerated Death Row Survivors Lead Rally for Moratorium on Death Penalty in Philadelphia (5/3/13)
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National Group of Exonerated Death Row Prisoners Responds to Signing of Death Penalty Repeal Bill in Maryland (5/1/13)
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National Group of Exonerated Death Row Prisoners Responds to Passage of Death Penalty Repeal Bill in Delaware Senate (3/27/13)
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On Heels of Successful Death Penalty Repeal in Maryland, Exonerated Death RowPrisoner, Kirk Bloodsworth, Urges Delaware Senate to Follow Suit (3/20/13)
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Kirk Bloodsworth, David Love, of Witness to Innocence, Remark on Maryland House of Delegates’ Successful Passage of Death Penalty Repeal Bill (3/15/13)
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Maryland State Senate Passes SB276 to End Death Penalty; Bill Now Heads to the House for Debate (2/27/13)
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Nation’s 100th Death Row Exoneree to Testify Against Death Penalty as Arkansas Weighs Future of Capital Punishment (1/29/13)
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Former Death Row Exonerees Demand Stay of Hank Skinner Execution; 26 Wrongfully Convicted Urge Texas Gov. Perry to Allow DNA Test (11/4/11)
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