Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Antofagasta in solidarity with the uprising in Colombia against neoliberalism and police violence, met with brutal repression by state security forces under the leadership of president Ivan Duque, as well as with political prisoners of the uprising in Chile on hunger strike.
Dozens of protesters in Quilpué marched to demand the abolition of the police in Chile after the police murder of a Panguipulli street juggler and the death of another man inside a police station. Demonstrators placed barricades to block traffic and occupied the city’s main intersection, disrupting activity on a day of national mobilization.
Hundreds of protesters in Vilafranca took to the streets to demand the release of Pablo Hasel, a left-wing Catalan rapper imprisoned and facing charges for insulting the Spanish monarchy. Demonstrators graffitied the local police station and threw flares to throw off police from being able to make arrests.