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School of the Americas day of action (Eugene)

The movement to close the US Army School of the Americas (School of Assassins) nears again. In Ft. Benning, Georgia on the 15-17th of November this year, thousands will gather in protest to attempt to close the School. Graduates of the SOA (cosmetically renamed the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation) have been cited in countless human rights atrocitites throughout Latin America. Eugene, OR will have their own day of action in solidarity.
The Eugene solidarity actions will be centered on the University of Oregon campus, particularly the EMU Amphitheater. On Thursday, November 14th, from 10am-4pm, there will be mock executions, mock assassinations, a "die-in", and mock "disappearances" across campus, but mainly centered around the Ampitheater.

At 7pm that night in room 166 Lawrence, there will be an 18 minute video followed by discussion and a Q&A session.

This is a free event! EVERYONE is welcome and encouraged to attend!

For questions, please contact Matt at (541)683-0681 or at  lotus_paz@hotmail.com.