School of the Americas (SOA/WHINSEC)

For those going to Georgia to attend the vigil and rally to close SOA/WHINSEC, it’s time to be planning. The nonviolent event is from November 18 to 20.

SOA Watch reports:

Since 1946, the SOA has trained over 64,000 Latin American soldiers in counterinsurgency techniques, sniper training, commando and psychological warfare, military intelligence and interrogation tactics. These graduates have consistently used their skills to wage a war against their own people. Among those targeted by SOA graduates are educators, union organizers, religious workers, student leaders, and others who work for the rights of the poor. Hundreds of thousands of Latin Americans have been tortured, raped, assassinated, ‘disappeared,’ massacred, and forced into refugee by those trained at the School of Assassins. [more]

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