Sana Saleem

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Sana Saleem is a writer with a focus on social justice and human stories. She's member board of advisory for the Courage Foundation, Edward Snowden's legal defense fund.

Hunger Strike Day XVII: Frisco 5 end hunger strike and call for ‘No Business As Usual’ Monday

At the hospital, Frisco 5 switch tactics, call for community action

33 arrested at ‘Frisco Five hundred’ City Hall shutdown

Angry actions escalate amid police violence; three journalists injured by sheriff's deputies

Day XVI: Frisco 5 Hospitalized but will continue hunger strike

Conditions get worse as the hunger strike enters week three

Day XV: Mayor Lee calls the hunger strikers — but won’t fire the chief

The standoff continues as Ed Lee stands behind Chief Suhr and the Frisco Five say they aren't giving up

Day XII: Mayor Edwin Lee comes unannounced, leaves without meeting Frisco5

Lee's effort to talk to hunger strikers fails after five activists insist that the mayor meet openly, not inside a closed police station with no news media allowed

Hunger Strike, Day XI: A letter from the Frisco Five to Mayor Ed Lee

Hunger strikers ask the mayor to meet with them Tuesday -- and to fire Chief Suhr

Day X of Hunger Strike: “On Tuesday We March to City Hall”

More than 100 rally for the hunger strikers; 'we're not playing politics'

Day VIII of Hunger Strike: #Frisco5 Going Strong and Captain Perea Talks Race

On Day 8, conversation between Captain Parea and the hunger strikers get less hostile

Day VII of Hunger Strike: Chief Suhr’s 5th Anniversary, #BaltimoreUprising and a week of going hungry

Supporters keep coming: 'Only I know how much pain and weakness my body is in '

Day VI of Hunger Strike: More than 100 protesters block off the streets

Protestors take to the streets to support what is becoming an occupation of the Mission police station