Tag Archives: Jon Burge

Reverse convictions by tortured confessions

From the January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: Reverse convictions by tortured confessions Chicago—Twenty-four Black men are still in jail almost 40 years after the first allegations of torture were brought against the Chicago Police Department. In every case, … Continue reading

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Torturer Jon Burge’s reign of terror

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: Torturer Jon Burge’s reign of terror Editor’s note: Mark Clements spent 28 years in prison for a crime he did not commit. He was one of many tortured under former Chicago … Continue reading

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Readers’ Views (Jan.-Feb. 2011)

From the Jan.-Feb. 2011 issue of News & Letters: Readers’ Views THE OPPOSITE OF WAR IS NOT PEACE BUT REVOLUTION Your Statement, “War threat over Korea,” issued on your website on Dec. 9 had it just right! “The continuing threat of … Continue reading

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Stop the culture of torture

From the Nov.-Dec. 2010 issue of News & Letters: Forum: Stop the culture of torture Chicago–At the end of September the Illinois Coalition Against Torture gave venue to torture victims and their primary lawyer at “Jon Burge GUILTY–beyond the trial.” … Continue reading

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