40 protesters gathered in Portland for a Black Lives Matter march after the decision made by the DOJ to acquit the murderer of Tamir Rice, moving from Director Park to SW Jefferson Street and then dispersing without any arrests made. Windows were broken, buildings were spray-painted, and paintballs were fired.
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets across Santiago during protests on the anniversary of the police murder of Neco Mora & Ariel Moreno, who were killed by Carabineros in 2020 during confrontations at a protest. Extreme clashes occurred with police throughout the night, although protesters mobilized in several locations.
After the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a justice on the American Supreme Court, President Trump has made moved to confirm Amy Coney Barrett as a replacement for her. Protesters gathered outside of the Supreme Court building to protest ACB’s nomination for the Supreme Court, stating that the winner of the election should have the right to fill the seat.
Thousands of Greeks in Athens gathered for a demonstration against police repression, following an incident of police brutality in the name of COVID protocols at Nea Smyrni Square and the reintroduction of police to universities for the first extended period since the fall of the military dictatorship.