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Urgent Action: Four Young Children and their Mothers Detained for Over 500 Days (USA: UA 59/17)
Four young children and their mothers are seeking asylum in the US after escaping horrific violence in their home countries. They have been held at a US Immigration and Customs Enforcement Center in Pennsylvania for over 500 days despite having pending applications for legal permanent residency.
Amnesty International is concerned about the fairness of proceedings leading to the trial and conviction of Leonard Peltier, an Anishinabe-Lakota Native American who was convicted of murdering two FBI agents.
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