As the French government enacts new austerity measures in the midst of quarantine and the coronavirus pandemic, people turned out en masse to demonstrate these policies. Police responded with additional brutality, although they were rapidly pushed back by a crowd far larger than theirs.
Thousands of Albanian protesters returned to the streets for a 6th day following the police murder of 25-year-old Klodian Rasha for buying cigarettes past curfew. Demonstrators lit cars on fire and threw Molotovs at police who deployed tear gas, flashbang grenades, and water cannons in response. At least 20 arrests were made.
Tens of thousands of protesters returned to the streets of Cali for a 2nd consecutive day, as part of a general strike against neoliberalism and the ratification of the Tributary Reforms in Colombia, which would increase taxes on basic goods and services, such as utilities including water and electricity.
Hundreds of protesters in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Park returned to the streets for a 4th day of demonstrations demanding justice for 20-year-old Daunte Wright, an unarmed black man murdered by a police officer. Police officers rained munitions and pepper-spray on the crowd, and Minnesota state troopers swept the area and arrested 24 people.