International Leonard Peltier Defense Committee

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...

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...

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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