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2016 Edit

Two protest groups took over the streets of Minneapolis following Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman's decision not to charge two Minneapolis police officers in the November shooting death of Jamar Clark. Some started marching from Elliott Park, others from the 4th Precinct in north Minneapolis.

Among the crowd: volunteer medics from the Northstar Health Collective

2011 Edit

News report of the Occupy Wall Street protests: "A teacher’s assistant from Brooklyn spent several minutes on her knees, gasping and choking as a medic administered a mixture of water and Maalox to counter the effects of the spray."

Bahrain sentences medics to 20 medics to 15 years in prison each, for the "crime" of treating protesters

Two street medics targeted for arrest at NC DreamTeam immigration rally September 6.

Two articles about street medics in the Egyptian Revolution.

Article about the harassment of a street medic at an immigrant's rigthts protest in Phoenix Az

Interview with Rosehip Medic Collective of Portland, OR:,_OR%29

Anarchistic and self-trained, are street medics the future of first aid?

2010 Edit

Article about an Anti-Nazi action in Phoenix. Amusingly refers to Street Medics as "Medical Officials".

2006 Edit

Adaptations Ruth E. Berggren, M.D., New England Journal of Medicine, Volume 354:1550-1551, April 13, 2006.

In Full text, see paragraph 4: "...three street medics broke through the barricades..."

The Street Samaritans Tim Shorrock, Mother Jones magazine, March/April 2006

Initial photo is street medic on bicycle in front of the emergency clinic after Katrina.

2004 Edit

Meet the BALM Squad Eoin O'Carroll, Alternet, Aug. 2004

This article focuses on the Boston-based BALM Squad and its role in organizing medical support for the 2004 DNC protests.

2003 Edit

Dangerous Medicine: For street medics tending to FTAA protesters, neutrality was no match for brutality Forrest Norman, Miami New Times, Dec. 4 2003

Article describes police attack on street medic clinic in Miami.

Korean Farmer & Advocate Takes his Own Life Andrew Kennis, Guadalajara Centro de Medios Independientes, 11 Sep 2003

See pic of soccorista (street medic) and Korean farmers carrying Mr. Lee halfway down the page.

"Not again": Eyewitness Joe Smith writes about the shooting of Tom Hurndall Joe Smith, The Electronic Intifada, 12 April 2003

First pic is of street medic with Tom, calling (on cell phone and to crowd) for a car to be used as an ambulance.

Israeli bulldozer driver murders American peace activist. Nigel Parry and Arjan El Fassed, The Electronic Intifada, 16 March 2003.

See pics of street medic holding Rachel's head and immobilizing her cervical spine halfway down the page.

"Medic!" Michael Blanding, The Boston Phoenix, Feb. 20, 2003

News article about street medics, focused on DC anti-war march.

2001 Edit

Death in Genoa "Me," UK Indymedia, Aug 6 2001

First pic is medic who called for further care taking Carlo's caryotid pulse.

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The Street Medics Matt Bivens, the Nation

General article about street medics.

Further reading Edit

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