Protesters in Tacoma, south of Seattle, took to the streets for Black Lives after the killing of Marcellis Stinnette earlier in the week. A few dozen demonstrators attended, marching through the downtown. No significant clashes with police occurred.
Thousands of protesters took to the streets across Cali, demanding the immediate withdrawal of the Tributary Reform in Colombia, which would enact new taxes on basic goods and services for the lower and middle class in Colombia. Police responded with brutal repression, killing at least 7 protesters and firing indiscriminately with live rounds and tanks.
The RAPP (Release Aging People in Prison) campaign demonstrated outside of the governor’s office, demanding the release of Arthur Green, a 70-year-old man who has been in prison for 44 years. He is currently dying of end-stage renal failure in prison hospice, and protesters call it inhuman to keep him away from his family during his last days.