Hundreds of protesters in Facatativá, north of Bogota, took to the streets in opposition to the Tributary Reform, which would raise taxes on basic goods and services for the working class in Colombia. Despite the militarization of the small town, no confrontations occurred between law enforcement and demonstrators.
Thousands of protesters returned to the streets of Tunisia during a 5th day of demonstrations against the classist & police state, demanding a radical redistribution of wealth from the rich and police to social programs. Significant clashes with the National Guard occurred in Tunis, more specifically the illegally built neighborhood of Ettadhamen, where the poverty rate is near 70% and the average monthly salary is $100.
Hundreds of protesters in Foumbot took to the streets and set fire to a courthouse after an inmate at a local prison died of medical issues that had gone unattended and ignored by the local authorities. Upon arriving at the scene, Cameroonian security forces opened fire with live rounds, killing at least 2.