Activists in Chicago are demanding a thorough investigation into Homan Square, a local detention facility which is being compared to a CIA black site. Several dozen protested on Saturday after police denied the accusations.RT.com
Organized by Anonymous, Occupy, and Black Lives Matter, as well as a number of other groups, the ‘Shut Down Homan Square’ protest gathered around 200 people outside the detention facility in the city’s West Side.
Braving Saturday’s below-zero temperatures, the activists held banners and chanted slogans such as“Shut it down”
and “Freedom first,”
as well as “Indict, convict, send the torturers to jail.”
They demanded a probe and changes at the facility after a report in the Guardian claimed it is used by Chicago police as a “secret interrogation