Thousands of protesters returned to Ica in celebration of the removal of the Chlimper law, an anti-labor and deregulating law passed in October 2000. Sporadic blockades continued for higher wages, but after clashes with police, the majority of striking workers and occupiers went home, as their main demand had been met by the government.
Protests in Namibia have been sparked due to government inaction against the murder of women across the country, with thousands of people taking to the streets against the lack of action by the state. Femicide has been skyrocketing in recent months, and critics say that nothing is being done to stop it.
Thousands of protesters returned to the streets for a 5th consecutive day of demonstrations demanding freedom for Pablo Hasel, a Catalan rapper imprisoned for criticizing the Spanish monarchy. Windows were smashed and barricades were burned before dozens of riot police brutally kettled and assaulted the crowd.
Around 15,000 protesters took to the streets of Asunción, the capital of Paraguay, to demand the resignation of the government after the collapse of the country’s healthcare system. Elective surgeries were already suspended by the Ministry of Health, and a shortage of medicine remains throughout the country. After police attacked the crowd, the Ministry of Finance was set on fire and widespread clashes began to occur across the city, prompting the resignation of the Minister of Health.