T-Shirt Campaign to #ClosetheSOA

CLOSE THE SOA NOW!!!!slate200

Date: 2015-05-09 07:15

From: Maria Luisa Rosal <info@soaw.org>

Reply-To: marialuisa@soaw.org

Dear pbnb reader,

The image on the new SOA WATCH T-SHIRT in the email below is very meaningful to me, as it depicts what I think this movement is all about. Memoria y Resistencia / Memory and Resistance. Last year, myself and three fellow SOA Watch activists were arrested in Washington, DC, when we took part in creating a 10′ poster mural with the same image in the streets of Washington, DC. They wanted to silence the message that we were putting out in the streets, but by arresting us, it only brought more attention to the issue. 🙂

Check out the news segment that TeleSur aired following our arrest: https://youtu.be/DioB1s0ZA3Q

The order deadline for the SOA WATCH T-SHIRT is May 21, 2015. 107 people already ordered their SOA WATCH T-SHIRT since the email below was sent out last week. Order your SOA WATCH T-SHIRT, and to support the work of SOA Watch: http://SOAW.org/tshirt

Thank you!

María Luisa Rosalslate200
SOA Watch

202-710-2343

Subject: T-SHIRT CAMPAIGN to #ClosetheSOA
Date: 2 May 2015 15:38:25 -0400 (EDT)
From: SOA Watch
SOA WATCH T-SHIRT CAMPAIGN: Order your shirts by May 21, 2015

Get your limited edition SOA WATCH T-SHIRT, and support the growth of the movement for justice and self determination in the Americas: http://SOAW.org/tshirt

100% of profits will benefit SOA Watch’s campaigns against militarization, and for a more peaceful world. The SWEATSHOP-FREE SOA WATCH T-SHIRTS are being hand printed with inks that are easy on the environment. The design by César Maxit shows Ingrid Carillo, holding a picture of her relative, who was forcibly disappeared by SOA-trained security forces.     The image is based on a photo by Linda Panetta, taken at the gates of Ft. Benning, Georgia.

The word ¡Presente! means “here” or “present” in Spanish. It is used at the gates of Ft. Benning, Georgia, when we remember those who were martyred by SOA graduates. We pronounce their names and bring their spirits before us as we respond: ¡Presente! You are here with us, and you are not forgotten.

To take a look at the SOA WATCH T-SHIRT and to place your order now, visit http://SOAW.org/tshirt

Our goal is to sell 100 SOA WATCH T-SHIRTS by Thursday, May 21, 2015
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SOA Watch, 5525 Illinois Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20011

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