Hundreds gathered in front of the house of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, in a steadily growing crowd demanding that he not be placed as Secretary of Transportation. Demonstrators made noise the entire day, then listening to organizers’ speeches and dispersing. [Credits to People’s City Council of Los Angeles for video]
Hundreds of students returned to the streets of Thessaloniki for a 2nd consecutive day in opposition to a law passed on the 12th which reintroduces police to university campuses for the first time since 1975. Police attacked the protest, deploying tear gas and other chemical weapons against the crowd that had been peaceful until then.
Thousands of protesters in Cali took to the streets for a 4th consecutive day as part of a general strike in Colombia, opposing new tax hikes on basic goods and services as well as the privatization of healthcare. Police responded with brutal repression, opening fire with live rounds and attacking peaceful demonstrations at multiple sites across the city.
Dozens of protesters and insurgents continued to mobilize and carry out operations for a 3rd day, setting up roadblocks and barricades across the indigenous region of Araucania in Chile following the police killing of Mapuche chief Pablo Marchant, during a sabotage operation against companies responsible for deforestation.