Dozens of protesters in San Juan returned to the streets in opposition to the privatization of electricity in the American colony of Puerto Rico. Dozens of police officers in riot gear assaulted protesters at the Convention Center, many of whom were seen displaying far-right iconography on their uniforms.
Hundreds of protesters gathered in the cities of Port-au-Prince and Cap-Haïtien to demand the resignation of President Jovenel Moise, whose mandate is seen by many as illegal, as, by the public, he is seen as an imperialist-backed dictator who funds paramilitaries to keep the streets clean of opposition. Demonstrators burned American flags in condemnation of the country’s support of Moise, calling for democratic elections and a free press.
Hundreds of protesters in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli returned to the streets for a 2nd day of demonstrations against a curfew and lockdown enacted without any stimulus, which has led to many people working illegally. The military of Lebanon arrived on the scene after a militia’s headquarters were attacked, arresting several youths who did not disperse but rather regrouped around areas devoid of law enforcement.
Roughly 25 protesters in Thessaloniki gathered at the Polytechnic University in solidarity with the political prisoner Dimitris Koufontinas, a former member of the revolutionary November 17 organization who entered a hunger strike demanding a transfer to an Athenian prison instead of his current high-security facility.