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United States - Chicago: latest attempt to conceal information on police brutality in the US

Reporters without borders
It took 13 months, 15 Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA) requests, and a lawsuit for the city of Chicago to release the video of Laquan McDonald's shooting by a police officer. This is only the latest example of a growing trend to restrict transparency and access to information concerning police brutality in the United States. On November 24, two days before Thanksgiving, the city of Chicago released police dash cam footage showing 17 year-old African American Laquan McDonald being shot by (...)

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