Sunday, November 26, 2006

Marquette SOA protesters make trip despite funding denial

Patrick O'Neill in the National Catholic Reporter on a local angle to the annual protests at the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (WHISC), formerly the School of the Americas (SOA) at Fort Benning in Columbus, Georgia. The funding was denied by the student government at Marquette University. O'Neill talked to senior Pat Kennelly, head of the MU School of the America's protest planning committee
Kennelly made the trip to Columbus a year ago when a record 19,000 people attended, more than 3,000 of them students from Jesuit institutions.

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