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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.

Judge dismisses most charges against man shot by cops

A San Francisco Superior Court Judge dismissed eight of 10 charges against Sean Moore, a 43-year-old mentally ill San Francisco man who was shot on...

San Francisco v. Trump: Judge blocks order to restrict funding for ‘sanctuary cities’

A federal judge in California temporarily blocked President Trump's executive order that sought to withhold funding from jurisdictions that do not comply with federal...

San Francisco continues to push back against Sessions

City Attorney Dennis Herrera and his office continue to push back on Trump's immigration policies. In a statement released today Herrera responded to Attorney...

Dignity Health sued for refusing care to a transgender patient

The ACLU of Northern California, the ACLU of Southern California, the ACLU LGBT & HIV Project and the law firm Covington & Burling LLP...

Trump’s lawyer backs down on massive federal cuts for sanctuary cities

A lawyer for the Trump Administration told a federal judge Friday that the executive order targeting "sanctuary cities" and counties would not result in...

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,...