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Arrested Street Medic Speaks - Press Release
R. Westlund & the Portland Street Medics
Street Medics Victimized by Police Brutality and Unjustified Arrests at RNC R. Westlund - the author of this Press Release - is one of the Portland Street Medics who were arrested in Minneapolis-St. Paul this week during the Republican National Convention; is also a trained Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and eyewitness to some of the abuses and atrocities. This Press Release includes the names of some of the arrested Street Medics and describes some of the details of the incidents from the battle zones, including Police attitudes and behavior plus the level of violence and injuries sustained by peaceful demonstrators at the DNC who were engaged in activities entirely protected by the US Constitution. How to help: We need to raise funds for legal defence - our losses are already in the thousands of dollars. If you can, please give generously here: If you would like to donate by other means (check, cash, supplies, etc), please get in touch with us at this address so that we can make arrangements. Many, many thanks to all of you for all the love and support we've been receiving! Portland Street Medics

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