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Former detainees sue for torture using music

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A handful of musicians and former detainees are fighting back against the military for using music as a form of torture. They are alleging U.S. officials used audio clips of heavy metal, rock, clap, even children’s tunes to torture inmates inside thes detention facility. Some of the former detainees are seeking damages.

This video is from CNN’s American Morning, broadcast Dec. 19, 2008.

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Texas man threatens protesters with chainsaw — while shouting the n-word

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NC cops raid community organizer’s home in the middle of the night after he announces plans to sue

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On Friday, the Indy reported that Conrad James, a community organizer in Raleigh, North Carolina, was raided by police in the dead of night and arrested — just hours after he told the Raleigh City Council he plans to sue on behalf of Black Lives Matter protesters.

"Right now, what we’re doing is forcing demands that need to be met in order to meet the same type of demands that happened at the Geneva Convention,” said James at a city council meeting on Thursday night. “You guys committed an act of war, a war crime. A bunch of journalists out in California also had acts of war placed upon them, and they filed a class-action lawsuit. So this is the first time that we are going to notify you guys of the class-action lawsuit that all the protesters will have at your door tomorrow. Because the city attorney needs to defend the war crimes that were voted upon by the city.”

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‘Nazi Nuremberg defense’: Buffalo police ripped for defending cops who pushed elderly man

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The Buffalo Police Department Emergency Response Team was harshly criticized online after all 57 officers resigned from the team in solidarity with officers who were suspended for shoving an elderly man during protests against police violence.

Video went viral on Thursday that showed police shoving 75-year-old Martin Gugino, who bled from the ear after his head hit the concrete with a thud.

“Fifty-seven resigned in disgust because of the treatment of two of their members, who were simply executing orders,” Buffalo Police Benevolent Association president John Evans said in a statement.

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