Thursday, March 5, 2009

SOA Activists to Report to Prison

Five of the six human rights defenders who crossed in November 2008 onto the Fort Benning military base in protest against the continuing existence of the School of the Americas are going to start their prison sentences on March 9 and on March 11, 2009. Lou Wolf, who was sentenced to six months of house arrest and is already serving his sentence for his nonviolent witness against the violence of the School of the Americas. At the same time, those who are responsible for the SOA torture manuals and for the training of known human rights abusers remain free and haven't even been charged for their crimes!

For the addresses and statements of the SOA 6, vist: www.SOAW.org/SOA6

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