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UN Watchdog Condemns Police Brutality in USA

The U.N. Committee Against Torture has condemned reported police brutality and excessive use of force in the United States, especially against minority groups. The 10-member watchdog committee's report, released Friday, urged U.S. authorities to crack down on perpetrators and punish those suspected of torture or ill treatment. The Committee Against Torture did not examine the August killing of Michael Brown, the black teenager shot by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri....

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