Hundreds of protesters across Eswatini took to the streets in opposition to the country’s government, the last remaining absolute monarchy of Africa. Demonstrators clashed with police and the military, setting fire to businesses and assets of the king and royal family.
Thousands of protesters in the city of Pasto took to the streets for a 2nd consecutive day as part of a general strike in opposition to the Tributary Reform, which would place taxes on basic goods and services in Colombia. Intense clashes between police and protesters occurred, with the military deployed and Molotov cocktails thrown.
Dozens of antifascists gathered for a Smash Fascism protest in Olympia, the Washington state capitol, in which slightly larger amounts of and far more aggressive Proud Boys & Back the Blue supporters gathered to attack them. Brawls with both sides using pepper spray quickly broke out. Shots were fired by a Proud Boy, with a protester injured by the bullet.
Hundreds of protesters gathered in the cities of Port-au-Prince and Cap-Haïtien to demand the resignation of President Jovenel Moise, whose mandate is seen by many as illegal, as, by the public, he is seen as an imperialist-backed dictator who funds paramilitaries to keep the streets clean of opposition. Demonstrators burned American flags in condemnation of the country’s support of Moise, calling for democratic elections and a free press.