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Chicago Man Says He Has Nightmares About Police Torture

CHICAGO — A 63-year-old former gang member nicknamed “Satan” says he still has nightmares about being shocked and suffocated by Chicago police more than 35 years ago. Anthony Holmes was the first witness called Wednesday in the federal perjury trial … Continue reading

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Report: Nigeria’s police brutalize, kill suspects

LAGOS, Nigeria — Nigeria’s federal police force kills with impunity, extorts those it’s charged to protect and rapes arrested prostitutes as a “fringe benefit” of the job, a report by a civil liberties group alleges. The Open Society Justice Initiative’s … Continue reading

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