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UN Torture Watchdog Slams US for Police Brutality

The United Nations Committee Against Torture urged the United States to investigate police abuse, as protests continue over a grand jury decision not to charge a white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in the U.S. state of Missouri. In a report released Friday, the U.N. committee said it is concerned about "numerous reports" of police brutality and excessive use of force, in particular against minority racial and ethnic groups. It described police...

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