Protesters mobilized in the region of Coquimbo at the Elqui Valley in defense of the flow of the Río Claro, demanding that plans to develop the region and develop power plants be overturned for the sake of the area’s environment.
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Tarragona to demand freedom for Pablo Hasel, a left-wing rapper from Catalonia arrested and facing charges for insulting the Bourbon royal family of Spain. Demonstrators clashed with police, who fired tear gas in response to the placing of barricades by youth.
Hundreds of protesters in Santiago gathered for a demonstration demanding the release of the political prisoners of Chile’s social uprising that began in 2019, some of which have been detained for over a year. Police responded with extreme repression, arriving in the dozens with tear gas and armored vehicles, attacking street medics, and making several brutal arrests.