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U.S. Army Instructors Jailed For Drug Involvement

Wednesday, 22 August 2007, 12:09 am | School of the Americas Watch

Col. Alvaro Quijano and Maj. Wilmer Mora taught courses in Peacekeeping Operations and Democratic Sustainment at the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation from 2003-2004. More >>

SOA Graduate Responsible For Priest Murders In US

Friday, 27 October 2006, 1:17 pm | School of the Americas Watch

WASHINGTON – The shocking event that galvanized opposition to the U.S. relationship with Central American death squads and that sparked the movement to close the U.S. Army School of the Americas is making headlines again. Former Salvadoran army officer ... More >>

US: Seventeen Sentenced to Prison, Trials Continue

Wednesday, 1 February 2006, 3:14 pm | School of the Americas Watch

COLUMBUS, GA – The week after a military jury in Colorado decided not to jail an Army interrogator even after they found him guilty of negligent homicide in the torture and killing of an Iraqi detainee, a federal judge in Columbus, Georgia is sentencing ... More >>

Protestors face jail for opposing U.S. Army School

Friday, 27 January 2006, 9:26 am | School of the Americas Watch

Human Rights Advocates Face Six Months in Prison For Civil Disobedience Opposing Controversial U.S. Army Training School More >>

Prison, Civil Disobedience: School Of The Americas

Friday, 28 January 2005, 11:09 am | School of the Americas Watch

Four More Activists Sentenced To Prison For Civil Disobedience To Close The School Of The Americas More >>

Hundreds Illegally Arrested at Ground Zero

Wednesday, 1 September 2004, 1:37 pm | School of the Americas Watch

Over 200 peaceful activists were illegally arrested today after gathering at 3PM at Ground Zero. Calling for an end to current US military intervention and the closure of the School of the Americas (renamed Western Hemisphere Institute for Security ... More >>

March and Nonviolent Direct Action Today in NYC

Wednesday, 1 September 2004, 1:36 pm | School of the Americas Watch

March from Ground Zero to Republican National Convention Followed by Nonviolent Civil Disobedience Action Today More >>

Nuns Priests & Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Sentenced

Thursday, 29 January 2004, 2:12 pm | School of the Americas Watch

Nuns, Priests, Divinity School Student, a Former New York City Firefighter, and a Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Sentenced for Nonviolent Protest of the School of the Americas/WHISC More >>

Wesley Clark On Defensive On School Of Americas

Wednesday, 21 January 2004, 10:44 am | School of the Americas Watch

From June 1996 to July 1997, General Clark served as Commander of the US Southern Command, where he was responsible for US military activities concerning Latin America, including the School of the Americas (SOA), now known as the Western Hemisphere Institute ... More >>

Americans on Trial for Protesting Terror Training

Friday, 16 January 2004, 11:55 am | School of the Americas Watch

Columbus, GA – On Monday January 26th the federal trial for the 28 human rights activists from across the United States, facing federal charges for civil disobedience, begins in Columbus, Georgia. More >>

Prison for Civil Disobedience to Close SOA

Thursday, 13 February 2003, 10:20 am | School of the Americas Watch

Final Group of Human Rights Advocates Sentenced to Federal Prison for Civil Disobedience to Close School of the Americas More >>

HR Advocates on trial for Civil Disobedience

Tuesday, 11 February 2003, 10:03 am | School of the Americas Watch

As the Bush Administration seeks to expand the “war on terrorism”, 35 human rights advocates from across the country are scheduled to appear for trial in federal court today where they intend to expose what they call a terrorist training camp on U.S. ... More >>

80 Activists On Trial for SOA Civil Disobedience

Friday, 17 January 2003, 8:53 am | School of the Americas Watch

80 Human Rights Activists to Begin Federal Trial for Civil Disobedience to Close the School of the Americas More >>

86 Arraigned for Action to Close SOA

Wednesday, 20 November 2002, 1:41 pm | School of the Americas Watch

School of the Americas Watch http://www.soaw.org/newsroom November 19, 2002 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE More >>

1000s to Expose Double Standard in War on Terror

Monday, 18 November 2002, 2:04 pm | School of the Americas Watch

Thousands to Expose Double Standard in War on Terrorism: Massive Convergence at Ft. Benning, Georgia, November 15-17 to Close the School of the Americas More >>

ACLU Court Challenges in Plan to Search Protestors

Thursday, 14 November 2002, 11:18 am | School of the Americas Watch

ACLU and SOA Watch Challenge in Court Plan to Search Each Participant In School of the Americas Protest - Thousands Expected to Arrive in Columbus, GA This Weekend to Expose Double Standard in the War on Terrorism More >>

1000s to Expose Double Standard in War onTerror

Wednesday, 13 November 2002, 11:17 am | School of the Americas Watch

Thousands to Expose Double Standard in War on Terrorism: Massive Convergence at Ft. Benning, Georgia, November 15-17 to Close the School of the Americas background footage available in DV format at http://www.soaw.org/newsroom More >>

Americas Actions On 510th Anniversary of Columbus

Monday, 14 October 2002, 10:14 am | School of the Americas Watch

This Saturday, October 12th, dozens of demonstrations will be held all over the US in solidarity with actions in Mexico and Central America to protest the 510th anniversary of Columbus day. Thousands of indigenous activists and supporters from Canada to ... More >>

Activists Begin Prison Term for Civil Disobedience

Monday, 9 September 2002, 11:19 am | School of the Americas Watch

Human Rights Activists to Begin Federal Prison Term Sept 10 for Civil Disobedience at School of the Americas More >>

Generals Connected to SOA Found Liable for Torture

Wednesday, 24 July 2002, 2:36 pm | School of the Americas Watch

West Palm Beach, FL – A Florida federal jury today awarded $54.6 million to three Salvadorans who proved they were tortured by Salvadoran security forces. Juan Romagoza, Neriz Gonzalez and Carlos Mauricio sued two Salvadoran generals who retired to Florida ... More >>

 

 

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