‘We Charge Genocide’ Issues Damning Report on Abuse and Brutality in Chicago by Jason Mast
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Page May had only one word for it: torture. That was how she and others with the new activist group We Charge Genocide are classifying police brutality in Chicago in a report compiled for the United Nations Committee Against Torture, the findings of which were presented this week before a crowded room of activists at the Jane Adams Hull House.
Assembled through “dozens upon dozens” of eyewitness testimony and a month of meticulous database scraping, the report had chilling conclusions regarding police brutality on the South Side. Racial inequality and a systemic lack of system oversight took center-stage.