12 Apr 2016

The extent of secret police violence at Homan Square

From Nine To Noon, 9:08 am on 12 April 2016

Chicago police documents obtained by The Guardian have revealed how punches, baton blows and tasers were used by police at an off the books interregation site in the city. More than 7000 people, most of them African Americans have been detained and interrogated at the warehouse called Homan Square without access to lawyers or people knowning where they were. The Guardian has reported on allegations of torture and sexual assault made by several men who were held at the facility known as Homan Square. Ted Pearson is a member of the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression, which has been campaigning against Homan Square ever since its existence came to light.

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