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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.

DA says no charges for officers who killed Amilcar Perez Lopez

The San Francisco District Attorney’s Office has decided not charge two police officers who fatally shot a man in the back more than two...

SF to pay out cash for cop misconduct

In a closed session this week the San Francisco Police Commission will be deliberating settlements in three legal cases filed against the Police Department.  Settlements...

A move to halt condo conversion of Iris Canada’s home

Housing rights activists are urging the Department of Public Works to halt the proposed condo conversion for the six units at 668-678 Page. The building is...

Activists decry district attorney over charges in anti-Trump demo

A group of activists who protested President Trump's inauguration on January 20, 2017 are now denouncing the District Attorney George Gascon for pressing criminal...

The life and death of Iris Canada, the 100-year-old victim of eviction

Iris Canada, 100, sat in a wheelchair looking frail and tired but not without the touch of her impeccable sense of style; yellow blazer,...

Iris Canada dies a month after her eviction

Iris Canada, a centenarian who was evicted from her apartment at 670 Page St. last month, has died. Canada was hospitalized shortly after the...

Trial date for Luis Gongora case set for Fall 2018

Around a dozen supporters and family members attended the first court hearing at the federal courthouse for Can v City and County of San...

San Francisco braces for possible immigration raids

Local immigration lawyers and activists are bracing for possible raids across the city after President Trump signed executive order aiming to block federal funding to sanctuary...

Ninth Circuit rules against Trump’s travel ban

The ninth circuit appeals court has unanimously ruled against Trump's travel ban, denying the ban be reinstated. Trump's administration had asked the court block lower-court...

Federal appeals court hears immigration-ban case

A federal appeals court heard arguments via telephone for and against the federal judge's temporary restraining order blocking the President Trump's banning  of most...