Hundreds of protesters gathered in the city of Hillah in a much larger demonstration than that of the previous day’s to demand the end of corruption in Iraq, as well as increased employment opportunities sponsored by the government. A police presence remained absent, as most riot forces were deployed to Nasiriyah and Baghdad.
Hundreds of protesters gathered in Asunción for a 5th consecutive day to demand the resignation of president Marito Abdo after $1.6 billion disappeared from the healthcare budget, collapsing Paraguay’s ability to handle the COVID pandemic through overwhelmed hospitals, after elective surgeries including appendix removals were suspended and medicine fell to a critical low.
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets across Santiago during protests on the anniversary of the police murder of Neco Mora & Ariel Moreno, who were killed by Carabineros in 2020 during confrontations at a protest. Extreme clashes occurred with police throughout the night, although protesters mobilized in several locations.