The deletion of a paragraph about command responsibility affects Colombian prosecutors' ongoing investigations of generals in the "false positives" scandal in which the military is accused murdering civilians.
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Ninth Circuit judges reject Freedom of Information lawsuit filed by SOA Watch members seeking names of instructors and foreign soldiers at U.S. Army school WHINSEC.
Five U.S.-trained Peruvian military officers have been convicted and sentenced to prison for the 1985 massacre of 69 unarmed Quechua villagers in Accomarca.
Official says rival gang leader targeted former army Capt. Lima Oliva, who was involved in the assassination of Bishop Juan Gerardi in 1998.
The prospect of an imminent trial for former Salvadoran Col. Inocente Orlando Montano has dimmed considerably in the last two months.
At its 25th annual gathering in Georgia, SOA Watch founder Fr. Roy Bourgeois announced the group was planning to change its focus from Ft. Benning to the U.S.-Mexican border.
Thirty-five years after the assassination of Archbishop Oscar Romero and on the eve of his beatification, El Salvador appears to be a different country.
Former Col. Inocente Orlando Montano Morales is one of 20 Salvadoran military men indicted in 2011 for the murder of six Jesuit priests, their cook and her daughter.
Even though the crowd was smaller than in the past, the spirit remained powerful for the 2,000 people who came to the gathering.
We say: It is fascinating in this era of episcopal fixation on religious liberty to hear little objection to ongoing wars, drone campaigns and increasing militarism of U.S. culture.