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Amnesty International USA Calls on Mayor Rahm Emanuel to Investigate Chicago 'Black Site'


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Amnesty International USA Calls on Mayor Rahm Emanuel to Investigate Chicago 'Black Site'

CHICAGO - Amnesty International USA called on Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to investigate allegations published in The Guardian newspaper of a Chicago Police Department facility in Homan Square, including beatings and disappearances of people detained there.

“As the Mayor of Chicago, you have a responsibility under US and international law to ensure that human rights violations are not committed within the city,” wrote Amnesty International USA executive director Steven W. Hawkins.

Amnesty International USA urged Mayor Emanuel to:

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