Thousands of protesters gathered in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince to demand the resignation of US-backed president Jovenel Moise, seen by many as a tyrant who kills on behalf of the interests of neocolonial European & American interests, especially after his dissolution of Parliament in 2019. Police responded with extreme brutality, opening fire with live bullets and killing at least 1 activist.
Hundreds of protesters in Cúcuta took to the streets against neoliberal policies stretched out over multiple presidencies in Colombia, as well as the Tributary Reform which would increase taxes on basic goods and services, such as utilities as well as cutting government aid to low-income workers and households.
West Belarusians took to the streets in what was coined a “district storm”, with many small protests going on in areas that were not normally deemed to have a culture of anti-Lukashenko sentiment. Police failed to arrive in time to put down the protests, and so the “mission” of sorts was deemed a success.
Around 100 protesters in Seattle marched in opposition to the war in Tigray, demanding the immediate halt to the genocide of the local Tegaru population by a joint effort of the Ethiopian and Eritrean armies, both widely condemned for committing massacres and mass rape against the breakaway province’s population.