Surprise! Americans don’t like Gestapo free-for-alls in their hometowns.
Some of us have been warning about this glaringly fascist shit since the 80s and before. Anyone remember COINTELPRO?
Six people and multiple Chicago attorneys came forward to the Guardian this week with detailed accounts of police holding suspects and witnesses for sustained periods of detention inside Homan Square, without public records, access to attorneys or being read their most basic rights – involving what they said included shackling, physical abuse and being “disappeared” from legal counsel and family. The Guardian’s recent investigation into Chicago police brutality began the week before, with a two-part account of the tactics of Detective Richard Zuley, who went fromChicago homicide investigatorto Guantánamo Bay torturer.