A 50-strong black bloc in Seattle took to the streets to protest police brutality in the city. It was noted for its uniqueness due to the fact that it remained nonviolent, therefore wasting the resources of the dozen police that trailed them, leading to many recognizing it as a success.
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Thousands of protesters in Asunción returned to the streets for a 2nd consecutive day to demand the resignation of the President after the collapse of Paraguay’s healthcare system, with elective surgeries such as appendix removal shut down altogether and medicine at a critically low supply. Demonstrators first marched to the National Congress and then the palace of the president, clashing with police and singing chants against corruption.
Hundreds of protesters returned to the streets of Manizales, demanding the end of healthcare privatization and police violence amid a general strike in Colombia. Police brutally attacked the demonstration, including tear-gassing the inside of a nearby bus fully occupied by passengers.
Hundreds of Belgians in Brussels took to the streets after a 23-year-old black immigrant died in jail after being taken into custody by police during a home raid to enforce quarantine orders. A police station was set on fire, with intense clashes occurring between security forces and demonstrators who threw Molotov cocktails and rocks.