Hundreds of protesters gathered in the seaside town of Vilanova to demand freedom for Pablo Hasel, a left-wing Catalan rapper imprisoned for criticizing the Spanish monarchy. Demonstrators marched through the city, burning barricades and clashing with police after law enforcement arrived on the scene in riot gear.
Thousands of protesters returned to the streets of Senegal for a 2nd consecutive day following the arrest of a prominent opposition leader, clashing with police and the military in several areas only for security forces to defect to the side of the opposition in others. At least 4 protesters were killed, with dozens of universities and schools going on strike and traffic shut down nationally.
Dozens of protesters gathered at 6 prisons in Central Valley, California, demanding the immediate release of prisoners and personal protective equipment for inmates after a virulent outbreak began in facilities across the area. Over 40 friends and family gathered at the SATF-Corcoran facility, the one with the largest cases and most inmate deaths.