RT America -- February 27, 2015
America becoming more of a security state– civil rights advocate
A recent Guardian report claims the Chicago police department has been operating its own private center for detentions and interrogations since the mid-2000, which have been liken to CIA ‘black sites’ including allegations of harsh torture and a denial of rights. Author and activist Eugene Puryear speaks with RT’s Ameera David about the allegations and recent police trends that could be violating more American’s rights.
Seattle PD’s YouTube channel met with blowback from public
Following a year of controversies, the Seattle Police Department is testing a YouTube channel that would stream activities from officers' body cams – but there has already been some criticism of the department's move towards public accountability. RT’s Manila Chan has more on why people believe the new initiative isn't as transparent as it seems.