hunger strike

One of the four hunger strikers speaks to San Francisco State University students as they gather for a news conference, supporting the four hunger strike students and restate their demands for funding $8 million to the College of Ethnic Studies on Monday, May 9, 2016. (Yesica Prado/Special to the SF Examiner)

Students end hunger strike after reaching agreement with SFSU president

Faculty and students reached a sweeping agreement Wednesday afternoon with San Francisco…

 

One of the four hunger strikers speaks to San Francisco State University students as they gather for a news conference, supporting the four hunger strike students and restate their demands for funding $8 million to the College of Ethnic Studies on Monday, May 9, 2016. (Yesica Prado/Special to the SF Examiner)

SFSU hunger striker hospitalized

A San Francisco State University student on hunger strike was hospitalized Monday…

 

Demonstrators chant while marching in a circle during a general strike in front of City Hall in San Francisco, Calif. Monday, May 9, 2016 in support of the five San Francisco residents who ended their seventeen day hunger strike calling for the resignation or firing of SFPD Chief Greg Suhr. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Protesters gather in front of City Hall following end of hunger strike

Protesters rallied outside two entrances at San Francisco City Hall Monday morning…

 

San Francisco sheriffs push out protestors occupying City Hall demanding the resignation of SFPD Chief Greg Suhr in San Francisco, Calif. Friday, May 6, 2016. (Joel Angel Juarez/Special to S.F. Examiner)

UPDATE: Dozens arrested when protesters, deputies clash at City Hall

Dozens of protesters were arrested after storming City Hall Friday, refusing to…

San Francisco sheriffs push out protestors occupying City Hall demanding the resignation of SFPD Chief Greg Suhr in San Francisco, Calif. Friday, May 6, 2016. (Joel Angel Juarez/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Hunger striker Sellassie Blackwell (center) is comforted by his friends Julian Blackmon (left) and Derrick Benson before a march to City Hall from the Mission Police Station at 17th and Valencia streets in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, May 3, 2016. Five San Francisco residents have been on a hunger strike for 13 days calling for the resignation of SFPD Chief Greg Suhr following recent police violence. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Hunger striker hospitalized for ‘blood issues’

One of the "Frisco 5" hunger strikers has been hospitalized, the San…

Hunger striker Sellassie Blackwell (center) is comforted by his friends Julian Blackmon (left) and Derrick Benson before a march to City Hall from the Mission Police Station at 17th and Valencia streets in San Francisco, Calif. Tuesday, May 3, 2016. Five San Francisco residents have been on a hunger strike for 13 days calling for the resignation of SFPD Chief Greg Suhr following recent police violence. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, right, is facing two recall efforts that are undoubtedly connected to Police Chief Greg Suhr and his troubled department. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)

Rise of the Recall: Two efforts to boot Mayor Lee gain steam

Holy hell-raising: There’s not one, but two efforts to recall Mayor Ed…

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, right, is facing two recall efforts that are undoubtedly connected to Police Chief Greg Suhr and his troubled department. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)
Hunger striker Ike Pinkston sits outside the Mission Police Station in San Francisco, Calif. Monday, May 2, 2016 during the twelfth day of a hunger strike calling for the resignation of SFPD Chief Greg Suhr. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SF hunger strikers have City Hall’s attention, but not enough to meet demand of firing police chief

A group of hunger strikers known as the “Frisco Five” has captured…

Hunger striker Ike Pinkston sits outside the Mission Police Station in San Francisco, Calif. Monday, May 2, 2016 during the twelfth day of a hunger strike calling for the resignation of SFPD Chief Greg Suhr. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco State University students gather in the quad to mark the beginning of a hunger strike calling for College of Ethnic studies to remain fully funded permantly and mantain their faculty on Monday, May 2; 2016. (Yesica Prado/ Special to the S.F. Examiner)

SFSU students won’t eat until Ethnic Studies demands are met

A group of students at San Francisco State University have decided to…

San Francisco State University students gather in the quad to mark the beginning of a hunger strike calling for College of Ethnic studies to remain fully funded permantly and mantain their faculty on Monday, May 2; 2016. (Yesica Prado/ Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Edwin Lindo, seated, has reportedly lost 15 pounds since the hunger strike outside of Mission Police Station started on April 21. (Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/S.F. Examiner)

‘Frisco 5’ hunger strikers to confront Mayor Lee

The “Frisco 5” are taking their message to Mayor Ed Lee. The…

Edwin Lindo, seated, has reportedly lost 15 pounds since the hunger strike outside of Mission Police Station started on April 21. (Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/S.F. Examiner)
Students gather in the quad of San Francisco State University during the beginning of a hunger strike calling for $8 million funding for the Ethnic Studies department Monday, May 2, 2016. (Michael Barba/S.F. Examiner)

SFSU students begin hunger strike over funding for Ethnic Studies

A group of San Francisco State University students have decided to forgo…

Students gather in the quad of San Francisco State University during the beginning of a hunger strike calling for $8 million funding for the Ethnic Studies department Monday, May 2, 2016. (Michael Barba/S.F. Examiner)
Ilyich Sato, left, sits near the curb with supporters on April 25 during Day 5 of a hunger strike protesting police violence outside the Mission Police Station in San Francisco. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

EDITORIAL: ‘Frisco Five’ spotlight Mayor Lee’s deficiencies

The hunger strike of the “Frisco Five,” who have been camped out…

Ilyich Sato, left, sits near the curb with supporters on April 25 during Day 5 of a hunger strike protesting police violence outside the Mission Police Station in San Francisco. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
(Photos by Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

‘Frisco Five’ on hunger strike to protest SF police brutality

A grandmother. Two rappers. A supervisorial candidate. An educator. The oldest is…

(Photos by Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Day five of a hunger strike in front of Mission Police Station in San Francisco, Calif. Monday, April 25, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Mayor Lee addresses ongoing hunger strike

Six days into a hunger strike calling for Mayor Ed Lee to…

Day five of a hunger strike in front of Mission Police Station in San Francisco, Calif. Monday, April 25, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
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US judge approves force-feeding California inmates

A federal judge approved a request from California and federal officials on…

AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli
AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli

Officials: CA inmate appears to have hanged self

CORCORAN, Calif. — California prison officials are investigating a death of an…

AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli
AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli

Thousands of California inmates refuse meals in protest

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- More than 30,000 of the 133,000 inmates in California prisons…

AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli