Thousands of activists and dozens of peace groups converged this weekend in Georgia to call for the closure of the School of Americas (SOA or WHINSEC), a controversial training facility for Latin American soldiers, and the nearby Stewart Immigrant Detention Center. Hundreds protested outside SOA's gates in Fort Benning, calling it the "School of...
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Ferguson has become a battlefield, with a white police force waging war on black residents after Mike Brown died in the street "like an animal." With the FAA declaring a no-fly zone to protect "law enforcement activities," police have shot two more people, declined to hear the chilling account of Brown's friend, lobbed tear gas at protesters in their own backyards, and issued a statement saying sorry but could black folks' protests be only in daylight and "respectful," just like they've been.
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International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines
Human Rights Watch (HRW)
Veterans for Peace
Stop the War Coalition
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Amnesty International - USA