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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

The Frisco 5 are back: ‘This is a community-driven fight and we will keep fighting’

In first ever appearance since they were taken to the hospital on Friday, May 6th, the Frisco 5 make clear that the struggle will go on and announce public meeting on Saturday.

One After Another Supervisors Jane Kim, David Campos, John Avalos, and Eric Mar call for Chief Suhr to quit

Three members of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors have joined community demands for Police Chief to step down

Protestors Picket City Hall in Support of Frisco 5

Activists have announced 17 days of action in support of 17 days of hunger strike to raise pressure on Mayor Ed Lee to fire Chief Suhr

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