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May 5, 2018

"Twenty people once on death row, who were found innocent and released, stood together at the state capitol Friday, hoping to abolish the death penalty." WATCH VIDEO

November 19, 2017

Witness to Innocence had a presence for the protest of Alva Campbell execution (which failed). WTI Board Chair Kwame Ajamu is quoted: "Here is a man who is so severely sick that if he laid down, he would literally pass away. And someone in this paid facility in the Sta...

October 17, 2017

“You cried, ‘I didn’t do it’ the first day.” After that, Ajamu was determined to prove his innocence through action. READ MORE.

July 19, 2017

"Faith leaders, a former Ohio prison warden and a man sentenced to death row and others, delivered petitions with 27,000 signatures to Governor John Kasich’s Office urging him to stop scheduled executions." Read more.

May 25, 2017

Lush, the activist-minded cosmetics company, kicked off an anti-capital punishment campaign at its Michigan Avenue store, complete with speakers including WTI death row exonoree Nate Fields, and a mini-documentary about wrongful convictions featuring WTI death row exon...

December 26, 2016

State: Ohio

Convicted: 1975

Exonerated: 2014

Race: Black

DNA used in exoneration? No

Reasons for wrongful conviction:

False eyewitness testimony

Police Misconduct

Kwame's Wrongful Conviction

Kwame Ajamu was a teenager in Cleveland, Ohio, when he was sentenced to death in 1975 f...

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