Free Leonard Peltier

Leonard Peltier was a member of the American Indian Movement, which promotes Native American rights. In 1975, during a confrontation involving AIM members, two FBI agents were shot dead. Peltier was convicted of their murders, but has always denied killing the agents. Amnesty International is concerned about the fairness of proceedings leading to his trial and conviction. Given that all legal remedies have been exhausted and that Peltier has spent over 36 years in prison and is in poor health, he should be released on humanitarian grounds and in the interests of justice. Read More

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Message Recipients: Barack Obama - President, Charles E Samuels - Director Federal Bureau of Prisons
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