UPDATE: Zionist group pushes for legal action against Palestinian student group and its members

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GUPSAhmina J. talks with two attendees holding up Palestinian flags at a rally to celebrate the Palestinian Cultural Mural: Honoring Dr. Edward Said on the Cesar Chavez Student Center. The first part of the rally was held at Malcolm X Plaza after which a procession led to the mural North Plaza Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 Photo by Benjamin Kamps / Special to Xpress

Today, San Francisco’s top law enforcement agreed to investigate SF State’s General Union of Palestine Students (GUPS) and its president, Mohammed Hammad.

The AMCHA Initiative, a self proclaimed Zionist watch dog group, delivered a list of social media posts made by Hammad, which they considered to be violent, to San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón and Chief of Police Greg Suhr. According to AMCHA co-founder, Tammi Rossman-Benjamin, they agreed to open an investigation.

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President Wong decides against Tasers at SF State

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SF State President Leslie Wong talks with Xpress staff about his decision not to arm University police officers with Tasers Monday, Feb. 10. Photo by Jessica Christian / Xpress

In an exclusive meeting with Xpress, SF State President Leslie E. Wong said that he has decided not to arm University police officers with Tasers.

“There will be no Tasers,” Wong said at the meeting. “I hope the students, when they read your article, know that their input was pretty significant.”

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