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.
Protesters in Zurich, Switzerland, gathered in solidarity with Dimitris Koufontinas, a former member of the 17 November left-wing urban guerilla who entered a hunger strike on the 8th of January to demand his return to the old Korydallos prison in Athens, where he will once again be able to see his family.
Members of the Squatted Community of Prosfygika protested in solidarity with Abdullah Öcalan, imprisoned leader of the insurgent Kurdistan Workers’ Party in Turkey. Demonstrators demanded the end of isolated imprisonment for the rebel leader, who has not been allowed to have visitors during an extended period of his sentence.
Dozens of protesters in Miami took to the streets to demand justice for Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old black man who was shot and killed by a police officer in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center. Despite a large police buildup at the demonstration with officers on bikes trailing the crowd, no confrontations occurred.