City of Chicago Reaches Historic Agreement to Compensate Victims of Police Torture

The Guardian has the scoop on this week’s watershed agreement that will see $5.5M paid to surviving victims of police brutality during Jon Burge’s tyrannical regime in the 1970s and 1980s.

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Join Amnesty International in Reparations Call for Survivors of Torture by Chicago Police

Between 1972 and 1991, Chicago police systematically tortured at least 100 suspects with electric shocks, beatings, and mock executions.

Not one single officer has ever been convicted of torture. Today, statutes of limitations mean that no one can be.

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