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{ LINK: Leonard Peltier Defense Offense Committee Newsletter -- 22 March 2012 Issue }

[donation link]

Amnesty International: Call to Action

The annual conference of Amnesty International-USA (AI-USA) will be held between March 30 and April 1 in Denver, Colorado.  AI members from all around the United States will attend.  LPDOC Chapter contacts also will attend to reach out to AI members to reenergize members’ support for Leonard Peltier’s release.  How can you help?  Write a letter to the new Executive Director of AI-USA, Ms. Suzanne Nossel.  Congratulate her on her new position and let her know that you approve of her commitment to work for the freedom of political prisoners.  Urge Ms. Nossel to actively support freedom for Leonard Peltier.  During the conference and throughout April, write to:  Suzanne Nossel, Executive Director, Amnesty International USA, 5 Penn Plaza, New York, NY  10001.

more at the link: “Walk for Human Rights Update”, “2012 Oglala Commemoration”, “Spring Sale!”, “Raffle (Enter to Win a Framed 18”x24” Reproduction of a Peltier Painting)”.

and remember to, if at all possible, send Mr. Peltier cards and letters and make phone calls/send faxes/write letters/send emails regarding his inhumane treatment at USP Coleman (link to newsletter issue with relevant info — scroll down to where it says “Peltier Update”).

some online free faxing places:

there’s also this from the 17 January 2012 issue (link):

Call to Action

In late 2011, the National Congress of American Indians, representative of 500+ Indigenous Nations, passed an historic resolution on Leonard’s behalf.  If you are a U.S. supporter, please print a copy of the Resolution (PDF) and send it to your Members of Congress.  Urge them to advocate with President Obama for Leonard’s release.  Other supporters around the world may send a copy to President Obama or a nearby U.S. embassy or consulate.  Also encourage the Assembly of First Nations in Canada as well as other Indigenous assemblies/organizations worldwide to pass similar resolutions to help secure freedom for Leonard Peltier.  You may view current and past expressions of support for Leonard Peltier here.

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  1. numol posted this