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Tue Feb 17 2004
School of the Assassins in San Francisco
LaPlante at USF
2/18/04: Two officials from the WHISC (Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation), formerly known as the School of the Americas, spoke on a panel at the University of San Francisco. Kenneth LaPlante, Executive Liaison Officer and Operations Coordinator for WHISC/SOA, has spearheaded the Army's new tactic of tracking down students who protest at Ft. Benning and "re-educating" them. Among his allegations are that "torture has never been taught" at WHISC/SOA, even though the release of SOA training manuals prior to 2001 reveals an explicit outline for torture. WHISC currently refuses to release new training manuals to the media. He spoke with Lt. Col. Linda Gould of WHISC, in a debate with Bill Quigley, the lawyer who has defended SOA protesters for the past three years.
Come defend the people's right to know the truth at USF Law School at 5pm, Kendrick Hall, Rm. 101.
School of the Americas Watch | USF SOAW Events
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