Demonstrators for Revolution Now in Nigeria took to the streets in Abuja on the 8th of October to protest the political elite and the SARS elite police force that has been widely criticized for its brutality. The demonstrators were tear-gassed, and then shot with live rounds. One person was killed, and several more were hit. Outrage protests have begun across the country, mostly centered in the cities and neighboring towns around Abuja and Lagos.
Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Bogota for a 5th consecutive day of demonstrations against the privatization of healthcare and police violence in Colombia. Police attacked demonstrators, who gathered at a variety of sites across the city, using tear gas, tanks, and live rounds to attempt to suppress the protests.