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The SOAW.org website states: “In meetings with human rights organizations, these countries cited the negative human rights message this institution sends to the people in their nations. Comments from representative defense ministers include experiencing firsthand the horrors of tortures, detention, imprisonments, and disappearances caused by WHINSEC’s graduates.
We did it! Fort Benning officials and the Columbus police tried to shut down the November Vigil by attempting to limit the number of participants and by denying SOA Watch a permit to set up a stage and sound system, but justice prevailed. We will return to the gates of Fort Benning from November 21-23. Following a […]
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 […]
Campaigners continue to risk jail trying to close one of the most notorious US institutions that sowed regional strife. Share this video. Mobilize your community for the November Vigil (Nov. 16-18, 2012) at the gates of Fort Benning, Georgia. Inside Story Submitted by David Culver October 6, 2012 | Inside Story features human rights activists […]
<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 […]
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 […]