April 20, 2007

Peace prize for prisoner?

Leonard Peltier nominated for Nobel Peace PrizeIndigenous political prisoner Leonard Peltier has been nominated for the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, according to the Leonard Peltier Defense Committee.

Official confirmation on this nomination was received April 3 by the LPDC. In their announcement to supporters, they state, “We want to thank the people who nominated Leonard for this prestigious award. We ask that supporters NOT send letters of support or recommendation to the Nobel Peace Prize Committee as only selected individuals can nominate for the Nobel Peace Prize.”

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