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Greetings Friends and Supporters, Good News the lockdown at Coleman is over and we talked to Leonard yesterday and he was so relieved to be able to talk to the outside world. Coleman has become a gladiator school between rival gangs, and that was the reason for the...

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With Kassie Standing Bear, Pine Ridge Oglala Lakota Nation at #NoDAPL Standing Rock for the 10 weeks. Introduced by John Iversen, Wounded Knee 1973 Veteran, Bois Forte Band of Anishinaabe April 13, 6:15-7:30 pm, West Berkeley Public Library, 1125 University Ave,...

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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 tons of...

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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...

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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...

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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 Huang,...

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Leonard Peltier Denied Clemency by Obama

The Office of the Pardon Attorney has announced President Obama has denied clemency to imprisoned Native American activist Leonard Peltier. Peltier is a former member of the American Indian Movement who was convicted of killing two FBI agents during a shootout on...

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Clemency denied!

U.S. Department of Justice Office of the Pardon Attorney Washington, D.C. 20530   January 18, 2017     Mr. Martin Garbus Attorney 3 Park Avenue New York, NY 10016-5902   Re: Mr. Leonard Peltier Case No. C179410   Dear Mr. Martin Garbus:  ...

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Indian activist Peltier’s supporters hope for clemency

From the Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Supporters of American Indian activist Leonard Peltier, who has spent most of his life in prison in the killing of two FBI agents in South Dakota in 1975, hope President Barack Obama will grant him clemency and shorten his...

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