2 Black Lives Matter marches took place in New York, calling for reparations for slavery. The first attracted around 50 people, organized by Black socialist organizations, and the 2nd took place later in the day with several hundred people attending from the anti-inequality protest earlier.
Demonstrations occurred across Iraq against the administration of Mustafa Al-Kadhimi (Al-Kazemi), against whom outrage has been widespread for opening fire and killing 7 civilians in Baghdad during a demonstration earlier in October. It is estimated that at least 10,000 people took part in these protests.
Hundreds of protesters marched in the Plaza Brasil of Santiago demanding the release of political prisoners of the 18th of October Uprising. Barricades were also placed in Puente Alto to shut down roads. Later in the day, a bikers’ march occurred demanding the resignation of Chilean President Sebastian Piñera and amnesty for all political prisoners.
Around 15,000 protesters took to the streets of Asunción, the capital of Paraguay, to demand the resignation of the government after the collapse of the country’s healthcare system. Elective surgeries were already suspended by the Ministry of Health, and a shortage of medicine remains throughout the country. After police attacked the crowd, the Ministry of Finance was set on fire and widespread clashes began to occur across the city, prompting the resignation of the Minister of Health.