Hundreds of protesters in Msunduza, part of the Hhohho District in Eswatini, took to the streets in opposition to the country’s absolute monarchy and in support of the Communist Party, riding a wave of unrest after the police murder of a young man in May. After police attacked the demonstration, the crowd set fire to businesses owned partially or fully by King Mswati.
Protesters in the University of Manchester gathered after a racial profiling incident that had occurred earlier, marching across campus with an attendance of around 400 demonstrators, which followed the already high tensions on campus after the clashes over a lockdown fence being placed to cage students in.
Over a thousand employees rioted at a manufacturing factory in Kolar, near Bengaluru in the state of Hyderabad, where there were allegations of underpayment and wage cuts. The office of the Wistron company was completely destroyed, which creates iPhone 7 products for Apple. Police then arrived on the scene, dispersing protesters, who continued the strike but fled the scene.