* Call to Action *
On 05 November the United States will give an oral presentation on its human rights record to the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) Working Group in Geneva, Switzerland. This is an historic event. This is also an opportunity to shine a light on human rights violations on the part of the U.S. government and the use of U.S. courts to
Join with other human rights organizations in a worldwide demonstration demanding recognition of the existence of U.S. political prisoners, prisoners of war, and exiles. On 05 November-Make a noise! Gather at every embassy and consulate around the world. On 05 November-Be present in the struggle for human rights. Gather at every U.S. court house.
Stand Up! Demand a new trial for Leonard Peltier and all victims of politically motivated prosecution and imprisonment in the U.S.
Stand UP! Demand accountability for the murders of COINTELPRO targets.
STAND UP! Demand remedies for COINTELPRO targets, including commutation of sentences.
Demand direct action by President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder.
Work in solidarity with the US Human Rights Network and its allies, including the US Political Prisoners Coalition (of which the Leonard Peltier Defense Offense Committee is a member).