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Chicago City Council Passes Landmark Police Torture Reparations Ordinance


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Chicago City Council Passes Landmark Police Torture Reparations Ordinance

Amnesty International - USA
WASHINGTON -

Today, the Chicago City Council passed landmark legislation providing reparations for torture committed by former Chicago Police commander Jon Burge and detectives under his command. Forty-three years after Jon Burge tortured the first known detainee, a resolution providing compensation, restitution and rehabilitation to survivors passed with overwhelming support.

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Too bad that Chicago is broke.