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United States of America: Allegations of homophobic abuse by Chicago police officers

, Index number: AMR 51/022/2001

Amnesty International is calling for urgent action by the authorities, following reports that officers from the Chicago Police Department subjected two men to severe homophobic, and in one case racist, abuse and torture, in separate incidents last year. The cases are among a series of incidents involving alleged brutality or torture by Chicago police officers in recent years.

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