Around 400 protesters in Ciudad de Este gathered and blocked a highway with burning barricades to demand the resignation of President Marito Abdo, widely held responsible for corruption resulting in the disappearance of $1.6 billion from Paraguay’s healthcare budget, causing a collapse in infrastructure as hospitals were overwhelmed and forced to cut back on resources.
Thousands of protesters returned to the streets of Senegal for a 2nd consecutive day following the arrest of a prominent opposition leader, clashing with police and the military in several areas only for security forces to defect to the side of the opposition in others. At least 4 protesters were killed, with dozens of universities and schools going on strike and traffic shut down nationally.
Hundreds of protesters returned to the streets of Ibagué for a 5th day, following the murder of a teenager the night before for throwing paint-filled balloons at police, condemning privatization & state brutality in Colombia. After the demonstration ended, police went after dispersed demonstrators, terrorizing neighborhoods and attacking civilians.
Hundreds of protesters returned to Parliament Square in London to demand the nullification of a bill debated in the House of Commons and later passed, which would restrict the right to protest, raising jail sentences and increasing police powers. Demonstrators were assaulted by police, who made several arrests.