Trade unions and student groups have called for a national strike that appears to be underway and successful, as police respond violently but unsuccessfully to the protests going on, which are mostly done in the city center, the Plaza Bolivar.
Hundreds of protesters returned to the streets of Tripoli to demand an increase in living conditions in the northern Lebanese city which is primarily Sunni Muslim, and far poorer than most parts of the country. Anger had mounted over a protester killed by live ammunition the day before, with a demonstration taking place at his funeral and protesters later torching the municipality building.
Hundreds of engineers, teachers, and students went on strike to demand the fall of the Myanmar military regime that installed itself in a coup on the 1st of February. Demonstrators gathered at the Monywa University of Economics, Kan Gyi Dauk, MOALI, Pyay University, Yadanapon University, and Dawei, consisting of university students, civil servants, and professors.
Protesters in Antofagasta blockaded Bonilla Ave. while demonstrating against the Chilean government’s inaction on police brutality, poverty, and hunger, demanding more funds for social programs to aid the poor and needy. Riots and strikes across Chile have taken place for a variety of reasons, all of which boiled over into the October Rebellion of 2019.