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Chicago sorry for torture of black suspects

Mayor of US state apologises for racist abuse by police as part of $12m court settlement.

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The mayor of Chicago has apologised for the actions of a former police commander and others involved in the alleged torture of black suspects.

It is part of a $12m court settlement over the allegedly racist abuse by authorities.

Al Jazeera's John Hendren reports from Chicago.

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