40 protesters gathered in Portland for a Black Lives Matter march after the decision made by the DOJ to acquit the murderers of Tamir Rice, moving from Director Park to SW Jefferson Street and then dispersing without any arrests made. Windows were broken, buildings were spray-painted, and paintballs were fired.
Around 1000 protesters returned to the streets of Asunción for a 3rd day to demand the resignation of the president following a collapse in the healthcare system of Paraguay, with elective surgeries such as appendix removal halted altogether and medicine at a critically low supply. After gathering in front of the ex-president’s house, an avid supporter of the current government, demonstrators were tear-gassed and forced to disperse.
Protesters in Karditsa gathered at the office of New Democracy MP Giorgos Kotsos, demanding the acceptance of demands put forward by Dimitris Koufontinas, a former member of 17N who has been on hunger strike since the 8th of January for a transfer to the Korydallos prison in Athens where he would get quality medical care and access to visitors.