Students for a Democratic Society Endorse Miami Protest: Close Guantanamo Bay Now!

In November 2001, President George W. Bush authorized the detention of any suspected Al-Qaeda members by newly-created military commissions. Anyone considered “unlawful enemy combatants,” would be captured, tortured, and locked up in prison cells at Guantanamo Bay.

SDS to Host Workshop at the SOA; Students and Youth to Join in Fort Benning to Demand: Shut Down the SOA!

SDS is calling on students, youth, and progressives everywhere to join in Fort Benning, Georgia on the weekend of November 22-24 to demand that the School of Americas/Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation be shut down forever. The SOA/WHINSEC is a training facility for Latin American soldiers and dictators. It has been described as “the biggest base for destabilization in Latin America”.

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