Thursday, January 05, 2017

Chicago torture: Teens stream abuse of special needs man on Facebook Live

Keep in mind when CNN calls the 4 Chicago criminals "teens," they are the same age as the man these 18+ year olds kidnapped and tortured. The victim was an 18 year old with special needs in a racially and politically motivated crime which Chicago police were potentially dismissing as "kids doing stupid things" until a Twitter hashtag citing BLM brought attention by causing a worldwide trend. Chicago torture: Teens stream abuse of special needs man on Facebook Live by Holly Yan and Emanuella Grinberg, CNN January 5, 2017

Updated at 2:52pm: Four charged with hate crime for Chicago Facebook Live attack - BBC

"Four black people face hate crime and kidnapping charges for the Facebook Live-aired torture of a mentally disabled white man.

"Jordan Hill, 18, Tesfaye Cooper, 18, Brittany Covington, 18, and Tanishia Covington, 24, are expected to appear in a Chicago court on Friday.

"In the video, the assailants can be heard making derogatory statements against white people and Donald Trump.

"Chicago police have described the incident as a "sickening"."