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For the past 38 years, American Indian Movement activist Leonard Peltier has been wrongly imprisoned for events that transpired on June 26, 1975 on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. AIM members Bob Robideau, Darrell Butler, and Leonard Peltier were brought to trial for the incident. Robideau and Butler were acquitted on grounds of self-defense. Leonard Peltier was not so lucky. The FBI altered statements, withheld evidence and coerced fabricated testimonies, in-turn sentencing Leonard to two consecutive life terms which he continues to serve to this day. Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Reverend Jesse Jackson, Nelson Mandela, Mother Theresa, the Dalai Lama, Amnesty International and countless other individuals and organizations have demanded his immediate release. Throughout his imprisonment he has done nothing but prove his dedication to the struggle against the oppression of American Indian peoples. Now his supporters are petitioning Obama for a presidential pardon.