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Healthcare professionals demand police brutality be declared a health crisis

Doctors and medical students explain why police brutality is a health care issue in San Francisco

Why I can’t celebrate the resignation of Chief Suhr

There's still a woman dead, no accountability for the cops on the street -- and a lot of organizing to do

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 XIII: Ed Lee hides as 700 protesters march to City Hall

A locked door meets five people in wheelchairs; Lee's staff can't answer questions about police accountability

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

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