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Peltier extradition defended
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DECEMBER 12, 2000

Although the issue is out of her hands, Canada's Justice Minister says imprisoned activist Leonard Peltier was extradited lawfully in 1976.

Anne McLennan's comments come after former judge Fred Kaufman conducted an inquiry into the issue, concluding there was questionable evidence. He wrote President Bill Clinton, urging him to grant Peltier clemency.

Clinton has said he will decide before he leaves office. A decision is expected around the holidays.

Get the Story:
Peltier inquiry finds dubious evidence, urges clemency (CBC 12/12)
Canada satisfied Peltier extradited on solid evidence despite new findings (CP 12/11)

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Relevant Links:
Free Leonard Peltier - www.freepeltier.org
The Leonard Peltier File, FBI - www.fbi.gov/contact/fo/minn/peltier.htm
The No Parole Peltier Association - www.noparolepeltier.com

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