"The litany of historical wrongs perpetrated against the Indigenous Peoples of both of our countries is long and shameful. Leonard’s case is an example of this legacy." - Larry Brown, President NUPGE
Former U.S. prosecutor of Leonard Peltier has written President Obama requesting clemency for the aging Native American activist.
Amnesty believes that the U.S. authorities should order Leonard Peltier’s release from prison on humanitarian grounds and in the interests of justice. — Statement from Amnesty International USA
Leonard Peltier’s continued incarceration in a U.S. prison is a strong reminder of the historical and modern mistreatment of North America’s Aboriginal peoples.
Calls for clemency for Leonard Peltier are coming from Canada and the United States, and from around the world.