The Torture on Trial Protest at Ft. Huachuca in mid-November was held in tandem with the Close the School of the Americas Vigil. Ft. Huachuca, located 70 miles southeast of Tucson, Arizona, houses the U.S. Army Intelligence Center and School (USAICS). Ft. Huachuca has a long history of complicity in U.S. crimes of torture. Read … Continue reading Torture on Trial: Ft. Huachuca
Petition to Close the School of the Americas
Sign the petition to our new President Barack Obama on-line. to issue an executive order to Close Down the School of the Americas (renamed the Western Hemisphere Insititute for Security Cooperation). Go to http://www.SOAW.org/petition This petition will be presented to the new president in person following his inauguration.
The Sanctuary of Presente
This poem was created by Kenneth Kennon in Arizona, organizer of the Ft. Huachuca event, sister action to the Close the School of the Americas vigil:The Sanctuary of Presenteby Kenneth KennonThe fence was transformed Once again Into an unseasonable sacred spaceA sanctuary of nonviolence By the power of the spiritFestooned on chain-links and barbed wire … Continue reading The Sanctuary of Presente