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.
A motorcade and a demonstration occurred in Bangkok against the monarchy of Thailand and Prime Minister Prayut, largely held responsible for lack of access to vaccines and mismanagement of the pandemic. Both gatherings ended repressed, with demonstrators using fireworks in retaliation to police use of tear gas and rubber bullets.