Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of El Salvador’s capital, San Salvador during a 2nd round of demonstrations against the adoption of Bitcoin as a national currency by President Nayib Bukele, as well as other policies including violations of the constitution and militarization.
Hundreds of protesters marched in the Plaza Brasil of Santiago demanding the release of political prisoners of the 18th of October Uprising. Barricades were also placed in Puente Alto to shut down roads. Later in the day, a bikers’ march occurred demanding the resignation of Chilean President Sebastian Piñera and amnesty for all political prisoners.
Hundreds of protesters in the Iranian majority-Sunni and Baloch town of Saravan set the governors’ building and several police cars on fire after government forces opened fire on dozens of fuel traders at the Iranian-Pakistani border, killing at least 37. Following government forces opening fire on demonstrators, more public buildings fell.
Hundreds of protesters in the Washington D.C. neighborhood of Chinatown marched against violence targeted at Asians following a mass shooting of massage parlors that led to the deaths of 6 Asian women and 2 others. Organizers called for the decriminalization of sex work, police abolition, and the end of US and western neocolonialism in Asia.