December 6, 2015

The Empire Files: The U.S. School That Trains Dictators & Death Squads



On November 22, thousands gathered at the gates of Fort Benning, GA at the 25th annual protest of the School of the Americas to memorialize the tens of thousands of people who lost their lives at the hands of the U.S. Empire’s brutally repressive juntas it used to rule Latin America by force. 

The dictators and death squad leaders, who committed acts of genocide, were trained within the gates of Fort Benning, at the School of the Americas – otherwise known as the “School Of Assassins.”

Abby Martin investigates this notorious school that is largely hidden from the American public; it’s crimes around the world, it’s star graduates, why it exists and the movement to shut it down.

Featuring interviews with School Of the Americas Watch founder Father Roy Bourgeois and other SOAW leaders. [Follow @SOAWatch and visit SOAW.org for more info on the movement]

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Related,
- SOA Watch: Close te School of the Americas (video) - SOAW
Activists Protest School of the Americas amid Reports of FBI Spying (video | start 09:10) - Democracy Now

School of the America’s protest: "Peace for Colombia! Close the SOA! Free Simon Trinidad!" - FightBack!news

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