We are all in this one together; in peace
“To all those of us who are locked up here nothing is more important than to be remembered” Leonard Peltier, Leavenworth Prison, September, 1998
While Barack Obama speaks without blushing about the virtues of the Northamerican “democracy,” and lectures us on human rights, an innocent man languishes in his cell, totally isolated, awaiting only death, or for what the U.S. President alone can, but does not, do.
Leonard Peltier, Anishinabe-Lakota, a leader of the American Indian Movement, AIM, writer and poet, has just completed forty years in prison, and is one of the political prisoners jailed for the longest time in the whole planet. When he was captured, in February 1979, he was a young man, struggling for the rights of the Native peoples, who had already known repression and jail from an early age. Now, almost blind and very ill, he endures a cruel…
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