Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Barranquilla, in opposition to healthcare privatization and police violence amid an ongoing general strike. Despite the demonstration remaining peaceful on the highway, police attacked, firing tear gas and injuring several participants in the crowd fleeing the chemical weapon.
Thousands of Kurds took to the streets in Paris, demanding justice on the 18th anniversary of the triple murders of pro-PKK Kurdish activists in France, who were all found shot in the head execution-style. Many suspect that the MİT ([Turkish] National Intelligence Organization) was to blame for the murders, including French authorities themselves, who later caught the 34-year-old Ömer Güney, a maintenance worker in the Charles de Gaulle airport, with substantial evidence.
Around 100 protesters in Seattle marched in opposition to the war in Tigray, demanding the immediate halt to the genocide of the local Tegaru population by a joint effort of the Ethiopian and Eritrean armies, both widely condemned for committing massacres and mass rape against the breakaway province’s population.