November 29, 2014 8:06 am -


GENEVA — A U.N. anti-torture panel that is investigating the United States said Friday it was deeply concerned by what it described as the high incidence of police brutality and shootings — especially against African-Americans — in the U.S., was troubled by what it called harsh conditions in many prisons and was worried about the interrogation…


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D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

5 responses to UN Torture Panel Slams U.S. For Police Brutality

  1. KABoink_after_wingnut_hacker November 29th, 2014 at 8:59 am

    But the important thing is that American corporations are okay, because after all, they’re people my friends.

  2. crc3 November 29th, 2014 at 10:56 am

    The UN can investigate America until the cows come home but have little power to change things. Meanwhile the systemic hate, bigotry, and prejudice will continue unabated. No my friends this country is rotting from within just like an uncontrolled cancer…

    • fahvel November 29th, 2014 at 11:11 am

      agree to a degree – be aware that the rest of the world – albeit not enough americans – i svery aware of the degradation of social norms in the usa – less people think to visit, fewer choose gun territory as a destination – It may not seem like a lot but when multiplied by the millions of potential tourists it becomes something for all of you to be concerned about.

  3. edmeyer_able November 29th, 2014 at 1:12 pm

    Not much difference in the world’s eyes than isis or boko haram…..not /s