More than 3,500 people have been held in a secretive Chicago police warehouse described by critics as a CIA-style ‘black site’, it emerged today.

New documents reveal that 82 per cent of the people held in Homan Square were black, sparking fears that the racial disparity of detentions between white and ethnic minorities suggests a serious civil rights violation.

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