Protesters across New York dropped banners for a wide variety of reasons, including rent cancellation, a 2nd stimulus, and the freeing of all prisoners of ICE held in cages in the city’s detention facility. There was also a #NoNBKPipeline banner dropped from the top of a building, to compensate for the lack of activity that has been going on against it.
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Thousands of students in Thessaloniki returned to the streets for a demonstration decrying the Ministry of Education, which passed a bill allowing the creation of a university police force in Greece which would exist for the first time since the fall of the military dictatorship in 1974.
Dozens of protesters gathered in Seattle for an indigenous-led march to demand the abolition of ICE and stop all deportations of undocumented immigrants in the United States. Although police trailed the demonstration, no arrests were made and protesters dispersed peacefully.
Black Lives Matter Protest in Detroit
A demonstration took place in Detroit against the city’s police and its brutality towards civilians, advocating for the defunding and eventual abolition of the Detroit police department. No major assaults were made by police officers, and the protest generally managed to avoid any altercations.
Hundreds of protesters in Vilafranca took to the streets to demand the release of Pablo Hasel, a left-wing Catalan rapper imprisoned and facing charges for insulting the Spanish monarchy. Demonstrators graffitied the local police station and threw flares to throw off police from being able to make arrests.