Over 200 protesters in Los Angeles turned out for Black Lives, organized by the Los Angeles People’s Council, demanding the defunding of the LAPD by at least 50% if not 100. No major clashes occurred with police, although minor scuffles did occur.
Hundreds of youths in the city of Vic clashed with police to demand the release of political prisoner Pablo Hasel, a Catalan rapper arrested in Lleida under charges of insulting the Spanish monarchy. The city’s police station was smashed in, and burning barricades were placed to stop the advance of law enforcement.
Hundreds of protesters across Chile marched against the approval of the new open-pit Dominga mine, which threatens the ecosystem of the Humboldt Archipelago, one of the most biodiverse in the world. After it was approved, widespread clashes occurred, centered around La Serena, the capital of the Coquimbo region in which the mine was being built.