15 December 2010

Obama issues first pardons, ignores Mumia, Peltier, Cuban Five and others

<>In brief
On Dec. 3, 2010 Pres. Obama granted nine pardons, the first since he took office, absolving the recipients of various offenses. All those who received clemency were convicted of minor crimes at least a decade ago and a majority had never been incarcerated. This is an insult to political prisoners such as Mumia Abu-Jamal, Leonard Peltier, the Cuban Five and the Angola Three. (Read more click title)

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