Hundreds of protesters in the Colombian town of Cúcuta at the border with Venezuela took to the streets as part of a sustained general strike, against the Tributary Reform, which would increase taxes on basic goods and services, as well as against the privatization of healthcare and hospitals to adopt the American model.
Hundreds of youths in the city of Vic clashed with police to demand the release of political prisoner Pablo Hasel, a Catalan rapper arrested in Lleida under charges of insulting the Spanish monarchy. The city’s police station was smashed in, and burning barricades were placed to stop the advance of law enforcement.
Striking workers from the Notimex news agency in Mexico City protested at its headquarters on day 304, condemning an exposure of workers to COVID-19 and the inability of the corporation to manage its fallout properly. The (Sindicato de Trabajadores de Notimex) Notimex Workers’ Union cited irresponsibility on the part of the company for the reason that the strike began, and said it would not return until conditions were adequate.
800 anarchists marched through downtown Hamburg to protest against fascism, capitalism, repression, and to demand immediate and free access to the vaccine for all residents of Germany, be they citizens, refugees, or undocumented migrants. They demand the free market not handle distribution and that rich people should not be the first to receive the vaccine.