Syrian Kurdish rebels in Rojava gathered in solidarity with protesters in Chile, calling on the government of the Chilean state to release the political prisoners of the 18th of October uprising who have been often kept in complete isolation.
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2020 Kyrgyzstan Uprising
Demonstrations in Kyrgyzstan began on the 5th of October after an election occurred that was said to have widespread ballot rigging and voter buyouts. Many people were outraged by this and began to take to the streets in Bishkek, the capital of the country. Thousands immediately gathered, and stormed the Parliament around 3:00 A.M. after being dispersed earlier by hundreds of military police.
Hundreds of protesters gathered at sites across Popayán, in opposition to the privatization of healthcare as well as police violence amid a general strike. Police responded with extreme violence, using tear gas and flashbang grenades against peaceful demonstrations.
Dozens of protesters in San Antonio took to the streets for a 2nd consecutive day as part of a port workers’ strike across Chile, demanding the government passage of a bill that would allow for individuals to withdraw 10% of their pension funds in a direct payment for a 3rd time during the COVID pandemic. Police attacked the port workers, leading to heavy clashes with barricades and a building being set on fire.
Protesters took to the streets across Brazil after two security guards beat a 40-year-old black man to death, João Alberto Silveira Freitas, […]