Hundreds of demonstrators in Antofagasta returned to the streets demanding the immediate amnesty for the political prisoners of the 18th of October Uprising in Chile, setting barricades across the city and blockading roads as the country moves into the 2nd day of the national mobilization demanding the resignation of the current president.
Demonstrators took the palace of the Oba of Lagos on the 21st, and walking out with the Oba’s staff demonstrating his ceremonial defeat. The Oba is a ceremonial leader of Lagos by Yoruba tradition, and has become very unpopular from recent protests. On the 22nd, protesters also discovered a locked warehouse meant for citizens but enclosed by the government housing COVID supplies, and looted it.
Lebanese demonstrators gathered at several sites across the country to decry state repression against activists and incompetence in handling the nation’s recent crisis of hyperinflation and soaring gas prices. Protesters blocked roads with flaming tires and set the entrance of the Ministry of the Economy on fire.