100 protesters gathered in Minneapolis for a New Year’s noise demo outside of prisons, following suit with dozens of other cities across the world. Confrontations with police occurred, with 21 people arrested and 12 booked at the protest.
Hundreds of protesters in Foumbot took to the streets and set fire to a courthouse after an inmate at a local prison died of medical issues that had gone unattended and ignored by the local authorities. Upon arriving at the scene, Cameroonian security forces opened fire with live rounds, killing at least 2.
Hundreds of protesters gathered at the funeral of Haykel Rachdi to demand justice for the young activist who died after being shot in the head by a tear gas canister by police in the Kasserine Province city of Sbeitla. Police tear-gassed the funeral and made several arrests of women, children, and young men.