International Leonard Peltier Defense Committee:
"We are saddened to learn of the passing of former Congressman Don Edwards. A former FBI Agent, Congressman Edwards was a strong advocate for Leonard Peltier. He strenuously argued for a new trial and, ultimately, clemency for Leonard Peltier. A decades long champion for civil and human rights, Congressman Edwards passed away on Thursday at the age of 100."
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