Hundreds in Bucaramanga returned to the streets for a 2nd day of demonstrations decrying neoliberalism and demanding the repeal of a tax hike on basic goods and services, including a 19% toll on utilities such as internet, water, and electricity bills.
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Demonstration in Portland Against Police
A protest took place in Portland, shortly after a confrontation with a crowd of Patriot Prayer members in the city earlier that day. Protesters were assaulted by police throughout the entire march, with a rap battle occurring near the resting place of the demonstration. Dozens of protesters were arrested throughout the night.
Dozens of youth protested at the town hall of the northeastern city of Akouda, waving anarchist flags and dropping banners to demand free and public education for all of Tunisia, using the phrase “You’ve fucked with the wrong generation” that became famous during the Arab Spring.
Hundreds of protesters in Santiago descended on Plaza Dignidad and clashed with police after the murder of a street artist in the city of Panguipulli for the crime of not carrying his ID. Despite being hit with water cannons, tear gas, and other chemical weapons, protesters were able to occupy the Plaza several times and hold it off from land assaults by law enforcement.