International Leonard Peltier Defense Committee

June 26th Update

Greetings Friends, Supporters and Family: I apologize for the time it has taken us to write you about our trip and the wonderful June 26th event in the Oglala district on Pine Ridge, in the Oglala Lakota Nation! The trip was a car disaster, 2 flat tires from new...

Russ Redner: Thanks for nothing, Obama

(Note: Emails received on January 19 from Russ Redner after hearing the news that President Obama denied Leonard Peltier’s clemency application.) I really do send out my blessings for Leonard tonight and to his family…and those who have worked so hard, the...

Celebs react to Obama denying clemency to Leonard Peltier

Leonard Peltier is a Native American activist and part of American Indian Movement. He was given two life sentences for the fatal shootings of two FBI agents at the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in 1975. He has spent 40 years in jail thus far and this denial is seen...

Obama Administration Denies Clemency for Leonard Peltier

January 18, 2017, in a letter addressed to Leonard Peltier’s lawyer, the Obama administration formally denied the request to grant clemency to Peltier. Leonard Peltier, a Native rights activist and member of the American Indian Movement, has been incarcerated since...

Native American Activist Leonard Peltier Denied Clemency

From Amnesty International – USA Native American activist Leonard Peltier was denied clemency by President Obama today after more than four decades in prison. “We are deeply saddened by the news that President Obama will not let Leonard go home,” said Margaret...

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