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United Nation’s Committee Against Torture Addresses Systemic Problems in US Law Enforcement and Justice Systems

Dec. 10th was International Human Rights Day, first declared in 1950 by the United Nations in order to “bring to the attention ‘of the peoples of the world’ the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as the common standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations.” It is fitting, then, to consider the recent proceedings before, and findings of, the United Nations Committee Against Torture, (CAT). Released only weeks before the gruesome Senate Intelligence Committee report on interrogation practices, the committee had strong words for the U.S.’s domestic and international human rights record. Read full story here…

This happens all of the time in Cattaraugus County, New York, where they cover up routine police abuse by not having any type of oversight. A perfect example is Bryan H Schwabenbauer, an individual masquerading as a sheriffs deputy who routinely assaults people and commits perjury. He’s even been sued in federal court over it  and do you think the county would do anything about it, when numerous people, including four other public officials proved he had committed perjury. Do you think Cattaraugus County would do anything about it? Nope…. not a thing…. and there has been 3 ‘suicides’ in the county jail in 8 months.

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