Hundreds of protesters gathered in Northeast Portland at Peninsula Park in solidarity with Kenosha, following the District Attorney decision not to charge the officer who shot Jacob Blake 7 times in the back as his kids watched. 2 arrests were made for “trespassing” including 1 member of the press, as Portland Police cleared the area to put out a dumpster fire.
Around 600 protesters in Patras took to the streets demanding the repeal of a law passed by the Ministry of Education in Greece, which would allow police to re-enter universities for the first extended period since the fall of the military dictatorship following a disastrous war and student uprising in 1973-1974.
A protest of several hundreds-thousands of demonstrators took place on Manhattan on the 10th of October, in solidarity with Armenia in the Nagorno-Karabakh war which temporarily resurged in late 2020. They mainly criticized Trump’s friendly policy towards Erdogan and his Azeri counterpart and called on him to cut sales to Turkey. Protesters temporarily occupied the Brooklyn Bridge in the city as well and left without clashing with police. Assyrians, Albanians, and Iranians were all seen at the protest alongside their Armenian counterparts.
Around 150 Portland protesters took to the streets in support of a national uprising and general strike in Colombia against corruption, wealth inequality, and police violence. Demonstrators called for the end of US cooperation with the existing regime and expressed their support with the demonstrations from abroad.