|1.||The death sentence against J. Cross is suspended indefinitely. J. Cross remains a prisoner of the Front de libération du Québec and will not be released until the present authorities have complied with our demands. He will only be executed if it should occur that the fascist police discover us and attempt to intervene.|
|2.||As for Pierre Laporte, the Chenier cell of the Front de libération du Québec is presently studying his case and will makes its decision known shortly.|
|3.||We ask that all the action cells of the Front de libération du Québec, as well as all determined Québécois, go into action in an attempt to undermine the decisions of the fascist authorities so that the patriot political prisoners will be released.|
We shall overcome. The Front de libération du Québec.
Following are two remarks: 1 We thank Mr Robert Lemieux for his devotion to duty which, fortunately or otherwise, served only to reveal the hypocrisy of the fascist authorities. 2 We are attaching a personal letter from J. Cross to his wife to this communiqué.
( Bernard Mergler, the lawyer who negotiated the release of James Cross, later said that Jacques Lanctét, one of the kidnappers, told him that "we