Activists aim for CTA shutdown ahead of Jason Van Dyke’s release

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Jason Van Dyke shot and killed Laquan McDonald, 17, in 2014. He has only served part of his sentence, but could soon be paroled. Activists said that they stand in solidarity with CTA unions calling for safer working conditions as they negotiate a new contract. They are asking unions to stand with them in their calls to have Vanydke face federal civil rights charges.
4 months ago·Chicago, United States

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Activists aim for CTA shutdown ahead of Jason Van Dyke’s release

CHICAGO — Ahead of Jason Van Dyke’s scheduled release from prison, community activists are asking members of CTA workers’ unions to walk off the job for 16 days, marking the 16 shots Va…

4 months ago·Chicago, United States
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Activists Demand Soon To Be Released Officer Jason Van Dyke Face Federal Charges For Laquan McDonald Death

Community activists in Chicago are demanding federal prosecutors bring charges against former cop Jason Van Dyke, who’s slated to be released from prison in February.Van Dyke is set to be released from prison Feb. 3 after serving almost four years of a seven year sentence after his 2018 conviction on second-degree murder charges and 16 counts of aggravated battery, one for each bullet Van Dyke fired at Laquan McDonald in 2014, killing the 17-yea…

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Chicago activists want unions to shut the CTA down if ex-officer Jason Van Dyke is released

Activists said that they stand in solidarity with CTA unions calling for safer working conditions as they negotiate a new contract. They are asking unions to stand with them in their calls to have Van Dyke face federal civil rights charges.

4 months ago·Chicago, United States
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