Parole commission won't grant Peltier request
American Indian Movement activist Leonard Peltier won't be getting out of prison for the murders of two FBI agents.

The U.S. Parole Commission rejected Peltier's request for parole. He won't be eligible again until 2024, when he will be 79 years old, the Associated Press reported.

Peltier has denied guilt for the 1975 murders on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. He is serving two life sentences.

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American Indian activist Peltier denied parole (AP 8/21)
Press Release: Denial of parole to Leonard Peltier after more than 32 years in prison, disappointing (Amnesty International 8/21)
Peltier's attorney: Response to parole decision (Censored News 8/22)

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