Around 35 protesters in New York gathered at the Brooklyn Metropolitan Detention Center amid reports of cold, confined, unhealthy, and unsafe conditions inside, as well as the war on crime in the city that keeps filling up jails.
Indigenous Colombians took to the streets to protest the inaction by the Duque administration to combat massacres of natives by government-funded paramilitaries. They also demonstrated against the false positives crisis that severely impacted disabled indigenous people. Natives and Afro-Indigenous Colombians were a swing vote in the election, and a failure on their part to vote for Duque could lead for him to lose reelection.
Thousands of protesters returned to the streets for a 5th consecutive day of demonstrations demanding freedom for Pablo Hasel, a Catalan rapper imprisoned for criticizing the Spanish monarchy. Windows were smashed and barricades were burned before dozens of riot police brutally kettled and assaulted the crowd.
Greek students gathered in Athens to oppose a proposed education bill being debated in Parliament, chanting slogans in front of the Propylaea and dropping banners. The education bill supposedly seeks to improve the quality of tertiary education and eradicate “rampant lawlessness” on campus. A proposed 1000 guards would be sent to universities, who would have every sort of weapon that a normal police officer would minus lethal guns, and would also be in riot gear most if not all of the time; they would be created to fulfill the duties of police, who are banned from universities.