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Hundreds of protesters striking at SF City Hall over police killings

‘Hundreds of people are protesting at San Francisco City Hall on Monday, expressing support for five people who conducted a hunger strike lasting more than two weeks, and pushing for an end to police brutality and the removal of the city’s police chief.

Demonstrators in San Francisco are calling for the ouster of Police Chief Greg Suhr, with an all-day strike intended to push their agenda. The beleaguered city police department has been racked with controversy over the fatal shootings of people of color, as well as racist and homophobic text messages sent by some officers.

Beginning at 8 a.m., demonstrators started marching on City Hall, chanting slogans such as “No justice, no peace,” and “Fire Chief Suhr.” At one point, they also chanted, “How do you spell murder? S-F-P-D.”’

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