Hundreds of protesters across Santiago took to the streets in a day of mobilization in solidarity with prisoners of the uprising in Chile. Demonstrators demanded their immediate release and a general pardon for all convictions made related to the 18th of October Uprising, burning barricades, and clashing with police at various points across the Chilean capital city.
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.
Chilean protesters in Longotoma at the Ruta 5 Norte of La Ligua barricaded roads in response to the Ministry of the Environment withdrawing the Supreme Decree that placed the Salinas de Pullaly wetland and Longotoma dunes as a nature sanctuary. This would allow businesses to destroy and pollute the habitat of thousands of species.
Thousands of protesters in Pereira took to the streets for a 3rd day, demanding the withdrawal of the neoliberal Tributary Reform, which would raise new taxes on basic goods and services. Police brutally attacked the demonstration with tanks and tear gas, resulting in the local police substation being burned down.
Hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets of Santiago in a round of demonstrators to demand the resignation of right-wing president Sebastián Piñera and the end of decades of neoliberal policies in Chile. Police repressed the protest with water cannons and tear gas, dispersing the crowd which would soon reorganize at various sites across the capital.