Dozens of Abolish ICE protesters gathered at the Bergen County ICE facility following a day of heavy police responses. Demonstrators faced off with police after crossing the street onto the jail’s property, who put on riot gear and soon outnumbered the protesters. Demonstrators then dispersed peacefully without any clashes or arrests occurring.
Anarchists in Seattle protested in solidarity with the general strike in Colombia, which was sparked in response to police violence and threats of privatization coupled with tax hikes. Demonstrators called for the end of state violence towards the movement and the immediate halt of arms sales to Colombia.
Dozens of protesters marched in Kenosha the night before it was decided whether or not Jacob Blake’s shooters would be charged or not, in a protest led by the man’s father. Demonstrators demanded charges to honor Blake, who had been left permanently paralyzed after the shooting that caused mass riots and looting in the Wisconsin city.
Police assaulted hundreds of protesters who gathered at Syntagma Square in solidarity with the Koufontinas hunger strike, deploying water cannons, pepper spray, and tear gas against the small crowd which was chased all the way to the National Library, where the remaining protesters were hit directly by a water cannon.