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America Continues Terrorist Training Camp in Ft. Benning, GA - School of the Americas
Initially established in Panama in 1946, it was kicked out of that country in 1984 under the terms of the Panama Canal Treaty. Former Panamanian President, Jorge Illueca, stated that the School of the Americas was the “biggest base for destabilization in Latin America.” The SOA, frequently dubbed the “School of Assassins,” has left a trail of blood and suffering in every country where its graduates have returned.
Over its 59 years, the SOA has trained over 60,000 Latin American soldiers in counterinsurgency techniques, sniper training, commando and psychological warfare, military intelligence and interrogation tactics. These graduates have consistently used their skills to wage a war against their own people. Among those targeted by SOA graduates are educators, union organizers, religious workers, student leaders, and others who work for the rights of the poor. Hundreds of thousands of Latin Americans have been tortured, raped, assassinated, “disappeared,” massacred, and forced into refugee by those trained at the School of Assassins.
The video contains Part 1 of a two part documentary about the school. Almost all the military criminals that have committed atrocities in Central and South America are graduates from this school.
Your tax dollars are paying to destabilize Latin American democracies. America is running a terrorist training camp in the name of cooperative security. People need to speak up about this, this school needs to be closed down.
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