Dozens of protesters in Antofagasta took to the streets, tagging graffiti, blocking roads, and burning barricades in solidarity with Mapuche chief Pablo Marchant, killed by police during an attack by indigenous insurgents on deforestation equipment.
Protests occurred in Philadelphia in advance of a rally that Trump will be holding to re-elect him as President of the United States, with about 300-500 protesters gathering to demonstrate against the rally occurring. The rally took place to address his plans to end police brutality in front of undecided voters.
Chilean protesters in Antofagasta marched and threw fireworks at a police station and prison in the Bonilla region, demanding amnesty for all political prisoners of the 18th of October Uprising. Multiple clashes ensued, with no arrests occurring due to protesters blocking security cameras with laser pointers.
About 50 abolitionists gathered at the minimum-security federal prison for men in Laval, Quebec, setting off fireworks, banging on pots and pans, and yelling chants in solidarity with those inside during the New Years’ noise demo. Prisoners at the jail have been kept in isolation from months, with limited to no access to the gym or library and no visits from family.