Archive for November 20th, 2010

Thousands Converge at the gates of Fort Benning for 20th Anniversary of November Vigil to Close the SOA

Thousands Converge at the gates of Fort Benning for 20th Anniversary of November Vigil to Close the SOA

Nonviolent civil disobedience action followed by indiscriminate arrests and targeting of journalists. Among those arrested by Columbus police were three journalists, including unrelated bystanders. Thousands of human rights activists, torture survivors, veterans, faith-based communities, union workers, students, musicians and others from across the Americas are gathered today at the gates of the U.S. military base Fort Benning to call for the closure of the School of the Americas (renamed West

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Report on Congressional Delegation From the Committee to Stop FBI Repression

Report on Congressional Delegation  From the Committee to Stop FBI Repression

A delegation from the Committee to Stop FBI Repression (CSFR) returned home from several days of bringing the issue of the FBI raids and grand jury subpoenas of people doing international solidarity work and anti-war organizing to the U.S. Capitol. Deb Konechne of the CSFR, Anh Pham, who is facing a reactivation of her subpoena and Joe Iosbaker, whose home was raided, spent two days meeting with U.S. Representatives on the issue. The delegation asked each Congressperson to sponsor a "Dear Collea

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Miami: USAID Contractor Sponsors Tribute to Terrorist Orlando Bosch

-- Jean-Guy Allard, Granma International -- A scandalous tribute to the international terrorist Orlando Bosch, ex-chief of the bloody Coordinator of Terrorist Organizations (CORU), an organization responsible for hundreds of crimes on U.S. territory as well as abroad, took place on October 12 at the Institute for Cuban and Cuban American Studies (ICCAS) attached to the University of Miami, an institution heavily subsidized by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

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