Chicago police blasted for racial bias, ‘cover-up culture’

Chicago police blasted for racial bias, ‘cover-up culture’

Chicago police have trampled on the rights of residents for years, permitting racial bias, using excessive force and shooting people who did not pose immediate threats, the US Justice Department announced Friday after a yearlong investigation. The practices endanger civilians and officers, cause avoidable injuries and deaths and erode community trust that is “the cornerstone […]

Video: After gang rape video goes viral, outraged Brazilians protest culture of violence

Video: After gang rape video goes viral, outraged Brazilians protest culture of violence

Angry protestors marched in Rio de Janeiro Friday to denounce a culture that accepts sexual violence after a video showing a nude, unconscious 16-year-old girl who had purportedly been raped by more than 30 men was circulated on the Internet. “I am completely outraged, especially because there is a narrative of trying to justify what […]