Pardongate: Bill Clinton, on his Final Day in Office, Pardons 450 Criminals, Including FBI ’10 Most Wanted’ Billionaire Mark Rich who Bought his Freedom

While most presidents grant pardons throughout their terms, Clinton chose to make nearly a third of them on January 20, 2001, his last day in office. This came to be known as Pardongate. While Clinton pardoned a large number (450) of people compared with his immediate predecessor Republican George H. W. Bush, who pardoned only […]

American Indian Movement members Begin a Protest for Injustices Against their Tribe Resulting in the Unlawful Use of Military Force and Framing of Leonard Peltier

“Amnesty International considers Leonard Peltier to be a political prisoner whose avenues of redress have long been exhausted…. Amnesty International recognizes that a retrial is no longer a feasible option and believes that Leonard Peltier should be immediately and unconditionally released.” – Amnesty International, April 6, 1999 “I have been reading in Leonard Peltier’s book, […]