The SOA/WHINSEC Protest: Live Coverage
The First Edition Of The World Today Aired on November 22nd, 2009 Was Dedicated to The Closing of the School of Americas Performance Event in Ft. Benning, Georgia
From Fort Benning,Ga, New York City And in Crete, Greece
Asnycnow Radio Will Provide 2 Hours Worth Of Live Coverage of The live performance Event at Fort Benning, Georgia, USA To Support The Closing of The School of Americas.
Here is How The Coverage Will Be :
- HOUR 1|12PM to 1PM EST: Hour 1 Was Hosted By Vicki Nikoladis Live From Crete, Greece
- HOUR 2 |1PM to 2PM EST: Hour 2 Was Hosted By Andy Salcedo Live From Brooklyn,NY
In Hour 1, Vicki Spoke to Lisa Sullivan, Lisa is the coordinator of the SOA Watch Partnership America Latina, based in Venezuela. She has organized several SOA Watch delegations that met with Latin American human rights organizations, social movement groups and representatives of many Latin American governments,resulting in announcements by five countries that they would withdraw from the SOA. Lisa visited Honduras and met with President Zelaya a few weeks prior to the SOA graduate led military coup and returned to Honduras 10 days after the coup to accompany human rights activists in the streets.
ABOUT SOA WATCH
SOA Watch http://www.soaw.org “SOA Watch is an independent organization that seeks to close the U.S. Army School of the Americas, under whatever name it is called, through vigils and fasts, demonstrations and nonviolent protest, as well as media and legislative work. Founded by Maryknoll priest Fr. Roy Bourgeois in 1990, there are currently five full-time SOA Watch staff members. Fr. Roy runs an office in Columbus, Georgia, and the rest of the staff are based in Washington, DC.”