Security forces in Baghdad opened fire on protesters demonstrating against the Al-Kazemi regime and sectarianism in the country, wounding over 150, and killing at least 7. Many who were waving dipped their flags into the blood on the ground, forging a new symbol of protest that immortalized the dead.
Dozens of servers, baristas, and other service workers blocked Highway 85 in Bogota to demand subsidies for their new unemployment from the Colombian government, requesting negotiations with the government for either a reopening of such spaces or a stimulus to keep workers on their feet. ESMAD (riot police units) attacked the demonstrators, beating several of them and deploying tear gas.
Thousands of protesters gathered in Nantes against the Global Security Law’s rewriting by the National Assembly, demanding that the law banning the filming of police be thrown out altogether. Police tear-gassed the demonstration and deployed water cannons, leading to widespread clashes and several injuries.