5. "School of Assassins" video segment

This documentary is narrated by (actress) Susan Sarandon and features Father Roy Bourgeois, talking about this school located in Fort Benning, Georgia, where soldiers from Central and South America are trained in the art of torture, terrorism and assassination.  In May of 1999, Frank Dorrel (who assembled the 10 segment video) went to Washington DC to protest the School of the Americas with Father Roy.  Over 2,000 protesters marched around the Pentagon and did a civil disobedience.  About 50 people did get arrested.  In November 1999, 12,000 people went to Fort Benning, Georgia, to protest the SOA.  (Actor) Martin Sheen was among 4,400 who crossed the line.  60 people were arrested.  Web: www.soaw.org --- phone 1-202-234-3440.

This video totals 14 minutes and can be downloaded in 1 part:

To download 14 minute video clip, (3.5MB) click on http://www.peace.ca/soa.wmv

 


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grthmbtck.gif (956 bytes) School of Americas - Backyard terrorism: The US has been training terrorists at a camp in Georgia for years - and it's still at it, by George Monbiot.  See this related article by clicking on the link.