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Supporters Mobilize For ‘The Last Chance’ To Win Leonard Peltier's Freedom

8.7.16

Supporters Mobilize For ‘The Last Chance’ To Win Leonard Peltier's Freedom: With Peltier facing multiple health issues — most recently an abdominal aortic aneurysm diagnosed in January, many fear any further delays in his release could effectively sentence him to death behind bars.

“Leonard’s health, as with so many in prison, has been poor for years: diabetes, high blood pressure, a stroke a few years ago,” Tobin, of NYC Free Peltier, said. “Now there is a crisis.”

Peltier’s “health is rapidly deteriorating,” Percy Lujan told MintPress.

Lujan, a student organizer based in New York, worked with a national coalition of student groups to hold a national day of action to free Peltier on Feb. 27.

“The federal government insists on keeping him locked up in a maximum security prison,” he said. “This year might be the last chance we have to get clemency for Peltier.”


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