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Philadelphia apologizes for experiments on Black inmates at Holmesburg Prison
Crime · Philadelphia

Philadelphia apologizes for experiments on Black inmates at Holmesburg Prison

52% Center coverage: 23 sources
The city of Philadelphia issued an apology Thursday for the unethical medical experiments performed on mostly Black inmates at its Holmesburg Prison from the 1950s through the 1970s. The move comes after community activists and families of some of those inmates raised the need for a formal apology. It also follows a string of apologies from various U.S. cities over historically racist policies or wrongdoing in the wake of the nationwide racial reckoning after the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer.See the Story
Home Office suspends ex-Met officer over racist WhatsApp chat
Europe · London

Home Office suspends ex-Met officer over racist WhatsApp chat

55% Left coverage: 11 sources
An immigration official at the Home Office has been suspended after a BBC investigation revealed he had been posting racist content on WhatsApp. BBC Newsnight has seen racist messages about flooding in Pakistan, as well as Harry and Meghan, shared in the chat. The Home Office called the messages "vile and deplorable" See the Story
Police officers under investigation over ‘derogatory’ WhatsApp messages
Europe · London

Police officers under investigation over ‘derogatory’ WhatsApp messages

57% Left coverage: 7 sources
The suspects had all been in the Civil Nuclear Constabulary. Five remain in the force, which guards sensitive sites. One has moved to a force in south-west England and another has left policing. The IOPC said it had investigated a WhatsApp group used by the officers.See the Story

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