Hundreds of protesters across Eswatini returned to the streets in opposition to the continued existence of the country’s government, recognized as the last absolute monarchy in Africa. Demonstrators set fire to assets and businesses belonging to King Mswati, following brutal repression by security forces and police.
St. Paul protesters marched against fascism in the former Sears lot that was recently bought by agencies to train for protest response. The city stated that it had responded to over 220 protests in 2020, and the number is expected to continue increasing as economic and social hardship grip the United States.
Around 10,000 protesters in the Greek-controlled part of Nicosia took to the streets against corruption and nationalism preventing negotiations for unification of Cyprus, an island long divided between the ethnic Greek and Turkish ethnicities. Demonstrators demanded the resignation of the current nationalist president and the development of a plan to bring the north and south of the island together as one.