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'Sorry' Not Good Enough for Chicago Torture Survivors

G. Flint Taylor | Posted 03.16.2014 | Chicago
G. Flint Taylor

For years, the anti-torture movement had called for an apology from the city as part of a comprehensive set of remedies. And, they said, Emanuel's seemingly impromptu "sorry" was nowhere near sufficient.

Rahm Apologizes For Police Torture, Says It's Time To 'Move On'

Reuters | Posted 11.12.2013 | Chicago

By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel issued an apology on Wednesday after the City Council appro...

Demanding Justice for the Still-Imprisoned Burge Victims

Locke Bowman | Posted 10.18.2011 | Chicago
Locke Bowman

Chicago's political establishment must shudder each time Jon Burge garners another headline. This past week was a bad one for politicians who would like to forget that Burge ever commanded an elite unit of police detectives.

Torture Victim Names Burge, Mayor Daley In Lawsuit

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A man who claims former Chicago police Lt. Jon Burge tortured him into falsely confessing to murder has filed a sweeping civil suit th...

Another Burge Torture Case Crumbles: 2 Convicted In 1988 Murder To Go Free

Chicago Sun-Times | RUMMANA HUSSAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Illinois Attorney General's Office today dropped charges against two men convicted of five murders two decades ago....