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  • Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation

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  • SOA stands for School of the Americas but is currently known as WHINSEC Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation and trains more than 1,000 soldiers from Latin America each year in torture and murder.

    Michele Somerville: Christian Sacrifice And The Unholy Crusade To Defrock Roy Bourgeois

  • The WHINSEC is a combat training school for Latin American soldiers in Fort Benning, Georgia.

    Indybay newswire

  • The officers are currently enrolled at the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation, known as WHINSEC, formerly known as the School of the Americas, at Fort Benning, Georgia.

    Democracy Now!

  • However, what we found is that the School of the Americas, now known as WHINSEC, has continued to train Honduran soldiers.

    Democracy Now!

  • So we decided to call WHINSEC and find out if that training was, in fact, going on.

    Democracy Now!

  • Do you have hope that School of the Americas-well, it†™ s called WHINSEC now, but for a long time called School of the Americas-that you†™ ve been calling for the closure of because of its training Latin American officers who have gone home to commit egregious human rights abuses-do you have hope it will close under an Obama administration?

    Democracy Now!

  • Heightened terrorist threats, an open invitation to "tour" WHINSEC, and Father Roy's absence, won't stop tens of thousands of activists to converge on Fort Benning this weekend.

    Blog for Democracy: November 2009 Archives

  • The leadership of SOA graduates in the coup follows a pattern of anti-democratic actions by graduates of the SOA (renamed Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation, WHINSEC).

    Obama: Critics of U.S. Honduras stance hypocritical

  • Since 1990, SOA Watch has led a campaign to shut WHINSEC down and joins with other activists working in Latin America to challenge U.S. policy there.

    Michele Somerville: Christian Sacrifice And The Unholy Crusade To Defrock Roy Bourgeois

  • Roy Bourgeois is a former missionary, a Nobel Prize nominee, a Vietnam vet with a Purple Heart and a Maryknoll priest, who founded and now presides over SOA Watch, a grassroots organization that is seeking to close down the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation WHINSEC.

    Michele Somerville: A Frock Does Not A Priest Make

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