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 Belgians in Brussels took to the streets after a 23-year-old black immigrant died in jail after being taken into custody by police during a home raid to enforce quarantine orders. A police station was set on fire, with intense clashes occurring between security forces and demonstrators who threw Molotov cocktails and rocks.
Thousands of protesters in Barcelona gathered to demand the release of Pablo Hasel, a communist Catalan rapper imprisoned on charges of insulting the monarchy. Significant clashes occurred between the angry crowd and overwhelmed riot police, who despite the use of munitions failed to quell the intense unrest for hours.
Demonstrations occurred across Iraq against the administration of Mustafa Al-Kadhimi (Al-Kazemi), against whom outrage has been widespread for opening fire and killing 7 civilians in Baghdad during a demonstration earlier in October. It is estimated that at least 10,000 people took part in these protests.
Protesters took to the streets again a week after the grand jury ruling of Breonna Taylor that ruled her killers innocent on the 23rd of September. The same protest groups remained on the streets for a week straight on end, with certain protests ending with police more violently reacting to the demonstrations.