Protesters in Peru have been hit by shocking brutality from government forces, with helicopters filmed throwing tear gas from above. Tear gas and live bullets have been deployed all over the Lima district, with over 3 protesters registered dead. #PeruvianLivesMatter began trending on Twitter, accumulating more than 700,000 tweets. Many do not anticipate any positive developments happening in the protests.
Hundreds of protesters in Minneapolis marched to demand justice for George Floyd the day before the decided verdict for the murder which sparked massive protests in 2020. Demonstrators demand the National Guard go home, and called for former police officer Derek Chauvin to be convicted on all 3 counts.