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1 Close the SOA/WHINSEC Included in the Platform of the Democratic Party Tuesday, 12 July 2016
2 SOA Watch vs. the Pentagon Wednesday, 11 May 2016
3 On 45th Anniversary of break-in that exposed Cointelpro - 60 groups demand Congressional Commission to investigate FBI & DHS Tuesday, 08 March 2016
4 Indigenous Activist Berta Cáceres Assassinated in Honduras Thursday, 03 March 2016
5 SOA Grads Arrested, Face Extradition Sunday, 07 February 2016
6 Former Guatemalan President and School of the Americas (SOA) Graduate Otto Pérez Molina Indicted Wednesday, 09 September 2015
7 Solidarity Delegation of 20 US Activists to Visit Venezuela from July 4-16, 2015 Sunday, 14 June 2015
8 Four Activists Arrested at Salvadoran Embassy Protesting Imprisonment of 17 Salvadoran Women for Miscarriages Sunday, 26 April 2015
9 Justice Department Moves to Extradite Salvadoran SOA Graduate to Spain Friday, 10 April 2015
10 From Ferguson to Ayotzinapa Tuesday, 07 April 2015
11 #Ayotzinapa Protest Media Release Wednesday, 25 March 2015
12 Media Release: Parents and Classmates of the Missing 43 Students from Ayotzinapa, Mexico to Come to Washington DC Thursday, 19 March 2015
13 Torture has a long History in U.S. Policy Lack of Prosecution of U.S. Officials Paved the Way for New Abuses Tuesday, 16 December 2014
14 Torture has a long History in U.S. Policy Lack of Prosecution of U.S. Officials Paved the Way for New Abuses Tuesday, 16 December 2014
15 November Vigil Concludes with Solemn Funeral Procession & Two More Civil Disobedience Arrests Monday, 24 November 2014
16 Media Release: Immigrant Rights Activists Converge on Georgia Immigrant Prison, then School of the Americas Friday, 21 November 2014
17 Media Release: Nov.21-23 - Thousands to Mobilize to Shut Down SOA, Immigrant Prison Thursday, 13 November 2014
18 12 Members of Congress, 75+ Organizations & 7,000 Human Rights Activists Demand Justice Thursday, 21 August 2014
19 Media Release: Police Deny Street Permit for Annual Vigil at Fort Benning, Georgia Tuesday, 22 July 2014
20 SOA Grad. García linked to Killings Monday, 21 April 2014
21 Media Release: Nov.23-24, Thousands Mobilize Against School of the Americas Saturday, 23 November 2013
22 Take Action Locally: Hold your own Community Vigil Thursday, 07 November 2013
23 Comunicado de Prensa: Activistas de Derechos Humanos Exigen la Extradición del Egresado de la Escuela de las Américas, que mató al cantor Víctor Jara, de Estados Unidos a Chile Thursday, 12 September 2013
24 Media Release: Human Rights Activists Demand the Extradition of SOA Graduate who killed Famous Singer Victor Jara from the US to Chile Wednesday, 11 September 2013
25 Federal Judge Orders Release of Names of SOA/ WHINSEC Graduates Monday, 22 April 2013
26 Genocide Trial of former Guatemalan dictator and SOA graduate on hold! Friday, 19 April 2013
27 Six Months in Prison for Protest Wednesday, 13 March 2013
28 SOA Watch Activists Faces 6 Months in Prison Tuesday, 12 March 2013
29 SOA Watch vs. the Pentagon Wednesday, 13 February 2013
30 Media Release: SOA Watch Activist Arrested by Military Police While Thousands Gather at the Gates of Fort Benning, Georgia Thursday, 22 November 2012
31 Saturday Events Included Massive Rally, Workshops, Concerts, and More Sunday, 18 November 2012
32 Five Human Rights Activist Facing Trial For Protesting on Capitol Hill Tuesday, 11 September 2012
33 Nicaragua Withdraws Its Troops From the School of the Americas (SOA/WHINSEC) Thursday, 06 September 2012
34 Stop the Pentagon from Training Terrorists Tuesday, 10 April 2012
35 Fr. Roy Bourgeois and SOA Watch Field Organizer Nico Udu-gama Arrested Following Protest at the U.S.-Mexico Border Sunday, 19 February 2012
36 Kissimmee, Florida Resident Risks Six Months in Federal Prison for Nonviolent Civil Disobedience Friday, 02 December 2011
37 One Arrested as Funeral Procession Memorializing Those Killed by SOA Graduates Takes Place at Gates of Fort Benning, Georgia Sunday, 20 November 2011
38 High-resolution photos from the gates of Fort Benning, Georgia (November 19, 2011) Saturday, 19 November 2011
39 Thousands begin to occupy gates of Fort Benning to demand closure of the School of the Americas Saturday, 19 November 2011
40 Occupy Fort Benning Friday, 11 November 2011
41 Artists Bring a Message of Solidarity to Honduras Thursday, 20 October 2011
42 Court Dismisses Case Against SOA Watch “White House 15” Monday, 19 September 2011
43 15 Human Rights Activists Facing Trial for Nonviolent Direct Action at the White House in Washington, DC to Close the School of the Americas (SOA/ WHINSEC) Wednesday, 07 September 2011
44 Honduras: Two Years After Monday, 27 June 2011
45 27 Human Rights Activists Arrested at the White House for Nonviolent Direct Action Calling for the Closure of the School of the Americas and an End to U.S. Militarization Monday, 11 April 2011
46 Groups Call On Obama to Honor Archbishop Romero and Close the School of the Americas Tuesday, 22 March 2011
47 Human Rights Advocates Given Maximum Federal Prison Sentences Sunday, 24 January 2010
48 November 20-22, 2009, Fort Benning, Georgia: Mass Mobilization to Shut Down the School of the Americas Tuesday, 03 November 2009
49 U.S. Human Rights Activists Stand Vigil in front of the U.S. Embassy in Honduras Thursday, 09 July 2009
50 Military Coup by SOA Graduates in Honduras Shines Spotlight on Controversial U.S. Military Training School Monday, 06 July 2009
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