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.
BY staff | Ft. Benning, GA | 11/22/09
15,000 people from across the U.S. and Latin America protested this weekend at Fort Benning, Georgia to say, “Shut down the School of Assassins.”
BY staff | Colombus, GA | 11/20/09
The following flier will be distributed at the School of Americas Protest in Columbus Georgia on Nov. 21.
BY Natasha Morgan | Milwaukee, WI | 11/30/08
50 people turned out for an Iraq Moratorium and anti-School of the Americans march here on the evening of Nov. 21.
BY staff | Columbus, GA | 11/25/08
Over 20,000 people from across the country flooded Fort Benning on the Nov. 22-23 weekend, calling for the School of the Americas (SOA), a U.S. military training institute that trains Latin American soldiers in ‘counter-insurgency’ techniques, to be shut down.
BY Colombia Action Network | Columbus, GA | 11/16/08
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following call from the Colombia Action Network to demonstrate at the School of the Americas.
BY Michael Graham | Columbus, GA | 12/01/07
25,000 protesters arrived at the gates of Fort Benning, Georgia to participate in the 2007 SOA Watch vigil to close the School of the Americas, Nov. 16 -18.