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Mayor Emanuel Rides the Fence as Police Torturer Jon Burge Is Released From Prison

This article was originally posted in the HuffingtonPost on 10/10/2014. by G. Flint Taylor. On October 2, 2014, former Chicago police commander Jon Burge, who was convicted of lying about torturing over 100 African-American men at station houses on Chicago’s South more »

Governor of Puerto Rico Visits Oscar Lopez in Prison

Originally appeared in Spanish at http://www.elnuevodia.com/columna-terrehauteindiana-1868644.html Terre Haute, Indiana Alejandro García Padilla/ Governor of Puerto Rico October 8, 2014 The morning was colder than anticipated: 48 degrees Fahrenheit. I arrived the night before in Indianapolis, Indiana, from where we left, more »

Reparations Now!

Chicago Torture Justice Memorials c/o People’s Law Office      1180 N. Milwaukee Ave.     Chicago, Illinois  60642 www.chicatorture.org For Immediate Release:          October 2, 2014 CHICAGO — Today, a coalition of Chicago City Councilmen, torture survivors, activists and attorneys drew together to more »

Jon Burge, Torturer of Over 100 Black Men, is Out of Prison After Less Than Four Years

BY FLINT TAYLOR Today, former Chicago police commander Jon Burge, who was convicted of lying about torturing over 100 African-American men at stationhouses on Chicago’s South and West Sides, will walk out of the Butner Correctional Institution, having been granted more »

Puerto Rico’s Colonial Case in the United Nations

This article originally ran in La Respuesta on August 18, 2014 By: Andre Lee Muñiz This in-depth essay looks at the history and current status of Puerto Rico’s colonial case within the United Nations. With interviews from Petitioners at this year’s Decolonization Committee more »
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