The police of Barcelona attempted to carry out evictions in the neighborhood of Raval and were met by hundreds of protesters who rioted and successfully pushed out the police from the area. The police were forced to flee from an angry mob of hundreds of civilians, who would successfully have trapped them in a corner otherwise.
Thousands of Kurds took to the streets in Paris, demanding justice on the 18th anniversary of the triple murders of pro-PKK Kurdish activists in France, who were all found shot in the head execution-style. Many suspect that the MİT ([Turkish] National Intelligence Organization) was to blame for the murders, including French authorities themselves, who later caught the 34-year-old Ömer Güney, a maintenance worker in the Charles de Gaulle airport, with substantial evidence.
Hundreds of protesters across Eswatini returned to the streets in opposition to the continued existence of the country’s government, recognized as the last absolute monarchy in Africa. Demonstrators set fire to assets and businesses belonging to King Mswati, following brutal repression by security forces and police.
Hundreds of protesters gathered in the Bonilla district Antofagasta to protest for the resignation of Chilean President Sebastian Piñera and amnesty for all political prisoners of the 18th of October Uprising. Police responded with heavy-handed repression, using chemically-tainted water cannons against demonstrators and firing tear gas and rubber bullets towards the crowd.