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1 November Vigil Concludes with Solemn Funeral Procession to Fort Benning (home of the School of the Americas) & Two More Civil Disobedience Arrests Monday, 24 November 2014
2 Media Release: Immigrant Rights Activists Converge on Georgia Immigrant Prison, then School of the Americas Friday, 21 November 2014
3 Media Release: Nov.21-23 - Thousands to Mobilize to Shut Down SOA, Immigrant Prison Thursday, 13 November 2014
4 12 Members of Congress, 75+ Organizations & 7,000 Human Rights Activists Demand Justice Thursday, 21 August 2014
5 Media Release: Police Deny Street Permit for Annual Vigil at Fort Benning, Georgia Tuesday, 22 July 2014
6 SOA Grad. García linked to Killings Monday, 21 April 2014
7 Media Release: Nov.23-24, Thousands Mobilize Against School of the Americas Saturday, 23 November 2013
8 Take Action Locally: Hold your own Community Vigil Thursday, 07 November 2013
9 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
10 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
11 Federal Judge Orders Release of Names of SOA/ WHINSEC Graduates Monday, 22 April 2013
12 Genocide Trial of former Guatemalan dictator and SOA graduate on hold! Friday, 19 April 2013
13 Six Months in Prison for Protest Wednesday, 13 March 2013
14 SOA Watch Activists Faces 6 Months in Prison Tuesday, 12 March 2013
15 SOA Watch vs. the Pentagon Wednesday, 13 February 2013
16 Media Release: SOA Watch Activist Arrested by Military Police While Thousands Gather at the Gates of Fort Benning, Georgia Thursday, 22 November 2012
17 Saturday Events Included Massive Rally, Workshops, Concerts, and More Sunday, 18 November 2012
18 Five Human Rights Activist Facing Trial For Protesting on Capitol Hill Tuesday, 11 September 2012
19 Nicaragua Withdraws Its Troops From the School of the Americas (SOA/WHINSEC) Thursday, 06 September 2012
20 Stop the Pentagon from Training Terrorists Tuesday, 10 April 2012
21 Fr. Roy Bourgeois and SOA Watch Field Organizer Nico Udu-gama Arrested Following Protest at the U.S.-Mexico Border Sunday, 19 February 2012
22 Kissimmee, Florida Resident Risks Six Months in Federal Prison for Nonviolent Civil Disobedience Friday, 02 December 2011
23 One Arrested as Funeral Procession Memorializing Those Killed by SOA Graduates Takes Place at Gates of Fort Benning, Georgia Sunday, 20 November 2011
24 High-resolution photos from the gates of Fort Benning, Georgia (November 19, 2011) Saturday, 19 November 2011
25 Thousands begin to occupy gates of Fort Benning to demand closure of the School of the Americas Saturday, 19 November 2011
26 Occupy Fort Benning Friday, 11 November 2011
27 Artists Bring a Message of Solidarity to Honduras Thursday, 20 October 2011
28 Court Dismisses Case Against SOA Watch “White House 15” Monday, 19 September 2011
29 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
30 Honduras: Two Years After Monday, 27 June 2011
31 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
32 Groups Call On Obama to Honor Archbishop Romero and Close the School of the Americas Tuesday, 22 March 2011
33 Human Rights Advocates Given Maximum Federal Prison Sentences Sunday, 24 January 2010
34 November 20-22, 2009, Fort Benning, Georgia: Mass Mobilization to Shut Down the School of the Americas Tuesday, 03 November 2009
35 U.S. Human Rights Activists Stand Vigil in front of the U.S. Embassy in Honduras Thursday, 09 July 2009
36 Military Coup by SOA Graduates in Honduras Shines Spotlight on Controversial U.S. Military Training School Monday, 06 July 2009
37 Human Rights Advocates Face Six Months in Federal Prison for Nonviolent Direct Action Opposing the School of the Americas (SOA/ WHINSEC) Monday, 26 January 2009
38 Bolivian Military Withdraws from Controversial U.S. Army Training School Tuesday, 19 February 2008
39 Trial Against Peruvian Human Rights Abuser Concludes in Miami Monday, 11 February 2008
40 Human Rights Protesters Sentenced to Federal Prison for Nonviolent Civil Disobedience Opposing Controversial U.S. Army Training School Monday, 28 January 2008
41 Kucinich Rejects Spending Bill Because of SOA/ WHINSEC Funding Monday, 17 December 2007
42 Thousands Turn Out to Protest US Army Training School for Latin American Soldiers Sunday, 18 November 2007
43 Dennis Kucinich Joins Rally to Demand Closure of U.S. Army School of the Americas Friday, 16 November 2007
44 Human Rights Advocates Rally in Georgia to Demand Closure of U.S. Army School of the Americas Thursday, 08 November 2007
45 Evo Morales Announces End of Bolivian Military Training at ex-U.S. Army School of the Americas Thursday, 11 October 2007
46 U.S. Army School Instructors Jailed for Involvement in Colombian Drug Cartel Tuesday, 21 August 2007
47 Costa Rica to Cease Police Training at Controversial U.S. Army School Thursday, 17 May 2007
48 Colombian Paramilitary Leader Confirms Collusion with U.S. Trained Colombian Generals Wednesday, 16 May 2007
49 Peruvian Human Rights Violators Arrested in U.S. Monday, 02 April 2007
50 School of Americas Protesters Sentenced Tuesday, 30 January 2007
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