Dozens of protesters marched in Kenosha the night before it was decided whether or not Jacob Blake’s shooters would be charged or not, in a protest led by the man’s father. Demonstrators demanded charges to honor Blake, who had been left permanently paralyzed after the shooting that caused mass riots and looting in the Wisconsin city.
Chilean protesters gathered in Talcahuano to demand the resignation of right-wing President Sebastian Piñera and amnesty for all political prisoners of the 18th of October Uprising. Following through with the tradition of burning puppets of Piñera as they did on the 2020 New Years’ demonstrators lit a caricature of him on fire with gasoline.
Dozens of protesters gathered in Portland on the anniversary of the public execution of 38 Dakota men in Mankato by the Lincoln administration in 1862, condemning the largest one-day mass execution in American history. Demonstrators gave speeches at a small monument to Thomas Jefferson before dispersing.
Hundreds of protesters in the Colombian town of Cúcuta at the border with Venezuela took to the streets as part of a sustained general strike, against the Tributary Reform, which would increase taxes on basic goods and services, as well as against the privatization of healthcare and hospitals to adopt the American model.