Tensions after the Presidential election have broken down into mass rioting in Guinea, with security forces using live ammunition and protests occurring in dozens of towns and cities. Reports indicate a death toll of at least 10 as a result of protesting from the 22nd and 21st.
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Hundreds of youths in the city of Vic clashed with police to demand the release of political prisoner Pablo Hasel, a Catalan rapper arrested in Lleida under charges of insulting the Spanish monarchy. The city’s police station was smashed in, and burning barricades were placed to stop the advance of law enforcement.
Dozens of protesters in Athens gathered at the local health station in the Keramikou neighborhood, demanding free food, housing, education, and healthcare for all. Despite a heavy police buildup at the public health facility, no arrests were made and demonstrators were able to hang a banner and drop leaflets.
Dozens of youths in Nanterre rioted following a car accident in which police hit a young man’s car, who would later die in the hospital. Demonstrators threw fireworks at police lines, also setting fires and stretching out police resources in the Acacias district.
Hundreds of protesters in Santiago took to the streets in solidarity with detained demonstrators and to commemorate 1 month and 5 years of the beginning of Chile’s uprising against neoliberalism and inequality on the 18th of October in 2019. Police brutally cracked down on the demonstration, sending dozens of officers, water cannons, and tanks against the crowd.