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Landmark Reparations Package Announced for Victims of Chicago Police Torture Regime

Andrea Germanos @ Common Dreams - Chicago's Mayor of Chicago Rahm Emanuel announced Tuesday a landmark reparations package for the scores of victims of former Chicago police commander Jon Burge who oversaw a nearly two-decade regime of torturing suspects into confessions.

The proposal, reached between city officials and groups representing the victims and other stakeholders, will be submitted for approval to the Chicago City Council on Wednesday.  Read more.

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