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Congressional Briefing on Leonard Peltier
May 17, 2000


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The following people contributed testimony for the May 17, 2000 Congressional Briefing on Leonard Peltier. They describe their hardships under the FBI's Reign of Terror, during the period when Leonard Peltier was apprehended and falsely accused of murdering two FBI agents, and asked for executive clemency be granted to Mr. Peltier. No witnesses or conclusive evidence have ever been produced to support Leonard Peltier's conviction.

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Rigoberta Menchu, Nobel Peace Prize recipient

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Jennifer Harbury, Attorney

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Carlos Salinas, Amnesty International

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Kevin McKiernan, Freelance Journalist, formerly of National Public Radio's All Things Considered. Also see Kevin McKiernan's Wounded Knee Photo Gallery

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Deborah Whiteplume, Pine Ridge Resident, American Indian Movement (AIM) Supporter

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Ernie Stevens Jr., National Congress of American Indians

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Nilak Butler, Pine Ridge, AIM

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Jean Day, Leonard Peltier Defence Committee, AIM

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Bruce Ellison, AIM Attorney