As you know, some months ago, Leonard was diagnosed with an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA), a life threatening condition. How dangerous is an AAA? We invite you to read the TESTIMONY OF M. PIERRE BANCEL, who suffered a full aortic dissection.
To date, Leonard’s condition is merely being “monitored.” This is unacceptable. Leonard needs treatment now!
Do remember that Leonard is dealing with a bureaucracy like no other. It is our job to keep the pressure on the federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to ensure that he gets timely and quality treatment of the Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm.
Do please continue your efforts on Leonard’s behalf and keep pressure on the BOP! Demand that Leonard be transferred to the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota without delay.
Please visit http://www.bop.gov/inmates/concerns.jsp. Make reference to Leonard Peltier #89637-132 and USP Coleman I. Voice your concern about Leonard’s medical treatment, and let the federal Bureau of Prisons know that the world is watching. We demand that Leonard receive the best possible care, that is, at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.
Please also call the below telephone numbers. You can send emails to selected elements of the BOP too, but your message may result in a canned response from the BOP.
As you have perhaps discovered for yourself, for some time now the BOP has put a series of road blocks in the way of supporters when it comes to easily advocating for Leonard. This means that you should consider sending a letter by snail mail. But to get a letter to the BOP quickly, visit:
https://faxzero.com (US) or
Send a letter via fax to each of the below elements of the BOP.
Warden Tamyra Jarvis
USP Coleman I
846 NE 54th Terrace
Sumterville, FL 33521
Helen J. Marberry
RO Southeast Regional Office
3800 Camp Crk. Pk. SW
Atlanta, GA 30331
Thomas R. Kane, Ph.D.
Federal Bureau of Prisons
320 First Street, NW
Washington, DC 20534
Be respectful, but firm. The situation is life threatening and Leonard is counting on us.
Again, thank you for all you do on behalf of Leonard Peltier.