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BY staff | Chicago, IL | 1/26/18
More than three years after the death of Laquan McDonald in Chicago, his killer, Jason Van Dyke, will be going on trial in the coming weeks or months.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 1/24/18
The Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression (the Alliance) hails the decision of State’s Attorney Kim Foxx to act to free Jaime Hauad from prison, 21 years after he was wrongfully convicted of a double murder. This decision is a precedent for the release of other victims of police torture.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 11/25/17
More than 200 people took part in a protest against killings by police, Nov. 24, boycotting Black Friday on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 11/17/17
Hundreds of activists will take to the streets on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile to interrupt business on Black Friday, the busiest shopping day of the year.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 11/14/17
A memorial was held, Nov. 11, where friends, family, and comrades of Josephine Wyatt gathered to remember her 95 years of life and struggle.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 5/12/17
The Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression led the families of 17 wrongfully-convicted men to meet with Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx in February.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 4/18/17
For many years the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression has campaigned to win freedom for the many victims of torture and other crimes by the Chicago police. This week, State’s Attorney Kim Foxx announced that she was dropping the case against two men, Robert Almodovar and William Negron, who had been framed by the notorious gang of Detective Reynoldo Guevara.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 7/07/16
The crisis in city hall continues in Chicago. Mayor Rahm Emanuel is desperate to create a new review system to cover up the crimes of the Chicago Police Department.
BY Joe Iosbaker | Chicago, IL | 4/13/16
300 people came out to a vigil, April 12, to commemorate the murder of 16-year-old Pierre Loury, the latest Black youth killed by the Chicago police.
BY staff | Chicago, Il | 12/29/15
Just past midnight on the morning, of Dec. 29, well-known Chicago activist Mike Siviwe Elliott was arrested on board a Metra train for exercising his right to observe and video an officer in the course of his or her duties.
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