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Close the School of the Americas!
Betty’s Pekin home housed about 300 inmates, all nonviolent offenders—a few were bank robbers, one had been an embezzler, but most had been convicted of drug-related charges. Some were there because they could not afford first-rate legal aid. The majority were African American and Latina and young. By Polly Mann WomenAgainstMilitaryMadness.org Summer I July 2015 […]
From the article: Through their peaceful action, the Stewart 5 were prepared to speak about the inhumane conditions that exist there, while at the same time raising public awareness about the racist immigration policies that allow places like Stewart to exist.
SOA Watch stands in solidarity with the “Stewart 5”, and continues to call for the closure of Stewart Detention Center Court Hearing on April 9 for Acts of Nonviolent Civil Disobedience April 6, 2015 soaw.org “The depth of a loving society is going to be marked by how quickly we can close […]
Constitutional Rights Under Attack in Georgia Hendrik Voss, SOA Watch July 22, 2014 | The Columbus Police Department, continuing its history of antagonizing the movement to close the US military training camp known as the SOA/WHINSEC (School of the Americas, renamed Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation), has this year placed unjust, unsafe and […]
THOUSANDS GATHERED AT THE GATES OF U.S. MILITARY BASE IN GEORGIA TO CLOSE THE SOA/WHINSEC 3-DAY MOBILIZATION CULMINATES WITH MASS DIE-IN AND FUNERAL PROCESSION TO COMMEMORATE THE VICTIMS OF SOA/ WHINSEC VIOLENCE AND U.S. MILITARIZATION NASHUA CHANTAL, 60 OF AMERICUS, GEORGIA CROSSES OVER THE FENCE TO CARRY THE PROTEST ONTO THE MILITARY BASE, FACES SIX […]
“Santa’s Sleigh” Over Venezuela? Drones Over the Americas by ED KINANE September 7-9, 2012 Counterpunch Syracuse, New York. Like the School of the Americas, the weaponized drone perpetrates terrorism. As Predator drones come to Ft. Benning, some SOA Watch activists are applying our SOAW experience to “outing” the Predator and Reaper drones already in our […]
<p><a href=”http://vimeo.com/45867085″>Fr. Roy Bourgeois, Peacestock, Part one</a> from <a href=”http://vimeo.com/user11898489″>Bill Sorem</a> on <a href=”http://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a>.</p> <p><a href=”http://vimeo.com/45871090″>Fr Roy Bourgeois Peacestock, Part 2</a> from <a href=”http://vimeo.com/user11898489″>Bill Sorem</a> on <a href=”http://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a>.</p> Fr. Roy Bourgeois, Peacestock, Parts one & two by Bill Sorem PLUS 1 week ago Born in Louisiana in 1938. He graduated from the University of Southwestern Louisiana with a […]
The legislative campaign of SOA Watch is looking forward to an exciting summer and fall, where we can bring the issue of the SOA/WHINSEC to the national agenda and advocate for alternatives to the growing culture of militarism throughout the hemisphere. SOA Watch Submitted by David Culver The legislative campaign of SOA Watch is looking […]
Shut Down the School of the Americas We won’t stop until the SOA is shut down and the U.S. government has stopped relying on violence – be it military, political, or economic – to enforce its oppressive foreign policy in Latin America and the Carribean. Join us for the 21st anniversary of non-violent protest at […]