Richard Blanco was released on April 6. He still faces trial, and is obliged to present himself in court every 15 days. He cannot leave the country without the court's permission, and cannot speak to journalists about the trial. He has declared that he will be a candidate in the elections to the National Assembly in September.
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USA: Grant Clemency to Leonard Peltier (UA 33/16)
A member of the American Indian Movement, Leonard Peltier, has been imprisoned in the USA for over 40 years despite concerns over the fairness of his trial. His attorneys have filed a clemency petition with the Obama administration.
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