UN Committee Against Torture Calls Out Chicago Police for Brutality, ‘Excessive Use of Force’

*Photo: Chicago rights activists raise their hands and arms in protest during review of US torture policies before a UN panel earlier this month in Geneva. (Photo: Twitpic/We Charge Genocide)

“The United Nations Committee Against Torture released its report on the United States and its compliance with the Convention Against Torture. Remarkably, the committee indicated it was particularly concerned with reports of police violence in Chicago against young black and Latino people, who are allegedly profiled, harassed and subjected to “excessive force” by officers.” ~by Kevin Gosztola

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