RT America -- April 16, 2015
Pleas for release: A14 protestors demand release of 42 arrested demonstrators
More than 40 people were arrested during the historic A14 protests in New York, while accusations of police violence and brutality had been reported following the days of the rally. Alexey Yaroshevsky reports from the scene of Thursday’s events and speaks with organizer Travis Morales, who claims he was injured by officers during the march.
Chicago’s police torture can’t be atoned for so easily – lawyer
Chicago is proposing a $5.5 million reparations program for the people subject to harsh torture by the city’s police from the 1970s until the early 1990s. Flint Taylor, a lawyer for many victims demanding reparations, says that while the move by Mayor Rahm Emmanuel and the city is a good start, injustices remain. He speaks with Manila Chan about the planned reparations and what his clients truly need.