June 26th Was International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

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chicago-reparations-1.jpgNot that you'd have found acknowledgment in the news. If anything, people living in the U.S. are displaying less empathy for the abused than ever. Including for compatriots in domestic prisons.

"Much of the United States' practice of torture finds its origin in punishment methods used against slaves and Indigenous peoples," writes London Guantánamo Campaign activist Aisha Maniar. "The use of torture in and by the U.S. is not a post-9/11 phenomenon." 

The Jon Burge saga, for example, goes back decades. 

The only real change has been globalization of U.S. torture practices.

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