whatever way I can the establishment of a peace which would be dishonorable as No one person, group, committee, or organization will free Leonard.

[52] Bernie Nichols-Lafferty testified with a similar account of Peltier's statement. Peltier was the candidate for the Peace and Freedom Party in the 2004 election for President of the United States. [24] The FBI forwarded a description of a recreational vehicle (RV) and the Plymouth station wagon recently purchased by Peltier to law enforcement during the hunt for the suspects. The group re-organized in 1998 and continues to advocate for Peltier's release. With the exception of a call from DeMain's attorney indicating only a brief delay, Demain and his attorney have not answered Bachrach's telephone calls. Two other men charged in the murders were acquitted on grounds of self-defense. This was confirmed when the FBI deemed her unfit to testify at court. Jesse Jackson, Tenzin Gyatso (the 14th Dalai Lama), Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and activist Rigoberta Menchú, and Mother Teresa. [13] Barring appeals, parole, or presidential clemency, Peltier will be confined to prison for the rest of his life.

In 2003, two other 1970's AIM affiliates, John Graham and Arlo Looking Cloud, were indicted for her murder. According to Bachrach, DeMain had avoided giving a deposition for several months. But her testimony, as put forth in her previous affidavits, remained a key part of the prosecution's case against Peltier. ", Paul DeMain, "Aquash Murder Case Timeline", "News from Indian Country Taped Interviews", "[R-G] LPDC Alerts: Begin the New year with Leonard Peltier in mind and action", "Former FBI agent says: Anna Mae Awaits Justice", "Marshall takes witness stand in Graham murder trial", "Inmates in Maine, Vermont are allowed to vote", "Results, by district, of Presidential vote in California, 2004", Carolyn Thompson, "Judge Allows FBI to Withhold Some Peltier Documents", "Political Matters: Native Issues in the Halls of Government", "American U Will Remove Statue of Leonard Peltier | Inside Higher Ed", "Blue Rodeo Discography, retrieved 15 April 2011", "Jackson Browne and Common Unite to Bring Leonard Peltier Home", "Crazy Life by Velveteen Dream | Free Listening on SoundCloud", "Freedom by Rage Against the Machine Songfacts", Anderson, Scott. However, to date, DeMain has not issued his statement. Caldwell of News From Indian Country, said that 'Mr X' was fictional and had been named as the murderer in an attempt to gain Peltier's release from prison.

enough for children to grow up in this world. [13] On June 8, 2018, KFGO Radio in Fargo, N.D., reported that Peltier filed a formal clemency request with President Trump. Peltier's legal team, supported by human rights organizations worldwide, continues to urge congressional hearings on FBI misconduct against AIM and Peltier. Prosecutors alleged in court documents that the trio planted these bombs at two power plants on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation on Columbus Day 1975. [19] The co-owners used the upper level of building as a kind of stopping place, or halfway house, for American Indians who had alcohol addiction issues or had recently finished their prison sentences and were re-entering society.

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"[44] On January 18, 2017, two days before President Obama left office, the Office of the Pardon Attorney announced that Obama had denied Peltier's application for clemency. [19], In 1965, Peltier relocated to Seattle. [29], Peltier fought extradition to the United States.

DeMain has published editorials and news analysis that suggest she was killed because she knew the truth about what happened on the Jumping Bull Ranch June 26, 1975. The LPDC describes itself as "the center of communication between Leonard Peltier, his supporters, his family, the media, key government officials, and all other relevant individuals and groups. perhaps I could be of better use if I went to Wounded Knee to help forestall in "Have You Thought of Leonard Peltier Lately?" When Indian children watch What kind of moral schizophrenia is it that allows us to shout at the Federal forces reacted, conducting a 71-day siege, which became known as the Wounded Knee incident. [59] She said it was compensation for travel expenses to collect evidence and moving expenses to be farther from her ex-husband Dennis Banks, whom she feared because she had implicated him as a witness. In some similar prosecutions against AIM leaders at the time, defense attorneys did present such evidence to the juries. property, to take their lives when they are trying to defend their land and '"[62] Graham was convicted of murdering Aquash and sentenced to life in prison. International Leonard Peltier Defense Committee, Tampa, Florida. [4][5][6], At the time of the shootout, Peltier was an active member of the American Indian Movement (AIM), an indigenous rights advocacy group that worked to combat the racism and police brutality experienced by American Indians. [16] Peltier's parents divorced when he was four years old. As he was in possession of a Ruger Mini-14 rifle at the time of his capture, Peltier was convicted and sentenced to serve a five-year sentence for escape and a two-year sentence for being a felon in possession of a firearm, in addition to his preexisting two life sentences.[34]. They were then circulated by DeMain's newspaper with reckless disregard and with the knowledge that they were false," explained Barry Bachrach, Peltier's attorney. [47] In a 2001 interview with News From Indian Country, Bernie Lafferty said that she had witnessed Peltier's referring to his murder of one of the agents. International government entities such as the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights, the United Nations Working Group on Indigenous Populations, the European Parliament,[36] the Belgian Parliament,[37] and the Italian Parliament have all passed resolutions in favor of Peltier's clemency.

to us by virtue of our power to attack the rights of others, to take their [35] Numerous public and legal appeals have been filed on his behalf; however, due to the consistent objection of the FBI, none of the resulting rulings has been made in his favor. [24] At about 4:25 p.m., authorities recovered the bodies of Williams and Coler from their vehicles. [40][41], In 2016, Peltier's attorney's filed a clemency application with the White House's Office of the Pardon Attorney, and his supporters organized a campaign to convince President Barack Obama to commute Peltier's sentence, a campaign which included an appeal by Pope Francis,[42] as well as James Reynolds, a senior attorney and former US Attorney who supervised the prosecution against Peltier in the appeal period following his initial trial. [20] Peltier later obtained a general equivalency degree (GED). We also coordinate the national and international freedom campaigns through grass roots organizing, legal efforts, and political lobbying.".

Peltier began serving his sentences in 1977. [29], Peltier's trial was held in Fargo, North Dakota, where a jury convicted Peltier of the murders of Coler and Williams. He said unsettled questions have placed at risk Pine Ridge residents who are variously accused of being the real killer, or of covering up the identity of the real killer thereby keeping Peltier in prison. have become dysfunctional in this country of ours, and that all we have done,

Only DeMain himself proposed that he issue a statement that affirms that: 1. On July 20, 1979, he and two other inmates escaped from Federal Correctional Institution, Lompoc. [19] However, the halfway house took a financial toll on the shop, so they closed it down. 2002)", "The Leonard Peltier Case: An Argument in Support of Executive Clemency Based on Norms of International Human Rights", "Former FBI Agent Calls for Clemency for Leonard Peltier", "Top prosecutor in Leonard Peltier case urges clemency in 'extraordinary' move", "Leonard Peltier | American Indian activist", "La Riva / Peltier Presidential Campaign Announcement", "Leonard Peltier regretfully withdraws as vice-presidential candidate", "Party for Socialism & Liberation Alters its Vice-Presidential Nominee", "United States v. Leonard Peltier | by Peter Matthiessen", "Obama won't commute Native American activist Leonard Peltier", Leonard Peltier's Different Views of June 26, 1975, "Bellegarde apologizes to Anna Mae Aquash's daughter over statement about Leonard Peltier", "As Clinton Contemplates Clemency for Leonard Peltier, a Debate Between the FBI and Defense Attorneys", Society of Former Special Agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, "Resolution on the case of Leonard Peltier", "Voorstel van resolutie betreffende Leonard Peltier", "US District Court, Peltier v. Freeh, et al", "Clinton refuses to pardon Leonard Peltier – World Socialist Web Site", "Bush denies bevy of pardons, commutations", "President Obama won't commute Native American activist who killed FBI agents despite plea from Pope Francis – NY Daily News", "Ex-U.S. Attorney backs Leonard Peltier's bid for clemency", "Leonard Peltier should be released in the interest of justice", "Supporters formally ask Trump to pardon Leonard Peltier", "Leonard Peltier's family rests clemency hopes on Trump, but North Dakota policymakers oppose pardon", "But will anyone believe him?

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