Hundreds of bikers blockaded the streets of Santiago, demanding the immediate resignation of Chilean President Sebastian Piñera after a day of protest that ended in yet-unseen brutality against demonstrators.
Hundreds of protesters in the Santiago district of Providencia gathered in opposition to SENAME, the Chilean national minors’ service, widely despised for abuses towards children left in their custody, as 1,313 people had died in their custody between 2005 and 2016. Police attacked the demonstration, deploying water cannons and tear gas.
Dozens of protesters in Seattle gathered for the Dexmaamxsgism Da Libaalx indigenous-led march for justice for black lives and all others who have fallen to police brutality. Local citizens of native tribes gave speeches about economic and social oppression facing people of color, then marching and chanting anti-capitalist and anti-police slogans.