“Chicago activists: Ending police crimes is fight for democracy” @ People’s World

Posted on February 4, 2013

John Batchell — February 1, 2013: “CHICAGO – Alton Logan spent 26 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. He was denied a fair trial because evidence exonerating him was concealed by officers of the Chicago Police Department (CPD).

He certainly wouldn’t be shocked by the results of a newstudy┬ádocumenting a history of CPD corruption, brutality, murder and criminal cover-up.

The study by a team of researchers at the University of Illinois – Chicago (UIC), was released the same day the Chicago City Council was finalizing a payment of $33 million to Logan and Christina Eilman, another victim of police criminality………….”

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