Protesters across Italy have called for wider health measures instead of enacting a military curfew and state of emergency across the country; organizers have distanced themselves from the anti-mask movement. Many are also worried that the curfew will kill their livelihood as no stimulus has been passed.
Hundreds of protesters in Pereira took to the streets in opposition to Colombia’s neoliberal policy and the Tributary Reform, which would raise taxes on basic goods and services such as water, electricity, and internet bills. After police tear-gassed the crowd in the night, strong clashes occurred with rocks and tear gas exchanged.
Thousands of protesters gathered in Madrid to demand the release of Pablo Hasel, the communist Catalan rapper arrested under charges of criticizing the monarchy. Demonstrators assembled in Puerta del Sol, where police attempted to kettle the crowd and assaulted several people. Hundreds of people then broke police lines, then also placing barricades and setting fires in the streets.