Dozens of Baloch protesters in Khash overwhelmed a limited Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps presence in the area, taking over local bases and taking those inside hostage as reports of the IRGC special forces entering Sistan & Balochistan en masse began to surface.
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Encarnación, the 3rd-largest city in all of Paraguay, demanding the government’s resignation after the collapse of the healthcare system, with medicine at a critically low level and elective surgeries stopped altogether. Demonstrators gathered at the Plaza de Armas in the Colorado District, burning barricades and singing chants against the standing regime.
Dozens of protesters in Quilpué marched to demand the abolition of the police in Chile after the police murder of a Panguipulli street juggler and the death of another man inside a police station. Demonstrators placed barricades to block traffic and occupied the city’s main intersection, disrupting activity on a day of national mobilization.