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BY staff | Tucson, AZ | 10/12/16
Hundreds of activists from across the country convened in southern Arizona for this year’s School of the Americas Watch: Converge on the U.S./Mexico Border.
BY Tom Burke | Columbus, GA | 11/22/15
A large group of anti-war and international solidarity activists passed out hundreds of flyers at the annual School of the Americas (SOA) protest at Fort Benning, Georgia on Nov. 21.
BY Tom Burke | Tampa, FL | 11/16/15
Anti-war activists and students from Florida are mobilizing to protest the School of the Americas (SOA), Nov. 20-22. The SOA was renamed the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (WHINSEC) a few years ago, but it is still widely known as the SOA meaning “School of Assassins.” It is based at Fort Benning, near Columbus, Georgia.
BY Cassia Laham | Fort Lauderdale, FL | 11/28/14
20 antiwar and international solidarity activists gathered in Pembroke Pines, Nov. 25, to hear two leaders of the Colombian human-rights movement speak about their country and U.S. intervention. The event was the final stop on a nationwide speaking tour.
BY Alekos Zambrano | Columbus, GA | 11/28/14
Over 1000 people attended the annual School of the Americas protest, at Fort Benning the weekend of Nov. 22. Every year thousands meet here to denounce the decades of U.S. military intervention, aid and overall presence in Latin America.
BY Students for a Democratic Society | Columbus, GA | 11/18/14
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following statement from the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS).
BY Skye Schmelzer | Ft. Benning, GA | 11/20/12
Meredith Aby, an anti-war leader from Minnesota, spoke out against U.S. political repression at the School of the Americas protest.
BY Harry Schmidt | Ft. Benning, GA | 11/21/11
Over 4000 people gathered here, Nov. 19, at the School of Americas Watch protest of the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (WHINSEC).
BY Kas Schwerdtfeger | Milwaukee, WI | 11/02/10
Colombia Action Network organizer Tom Burke came here Oct. 28 to speak about U.S. intervention in Colombia. Burke, who was served a Grand Jury subpoena in the FBI activist raids in late September, made strong observations on people’s movements both in the U.S. and Colombia.
BY Beto Soto | Ft. Benning, GA | 11/30/09
With chants of “The people, united, will never be defeated!” and “Close the SOA!” thousands marched here Nov. 21-22. Students, clergy and Latin America solidarity activists demand the immediate closing of School of the Americas.
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