Thousands of protesters in Ibagué took to the streets against neoliberal policy in Colombia and the Tributary Reform, which would impose new taxes on basic goods and services including utility bills. Police attacked the demonstration with water cannons, also making random arrests of demonstrators.
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A teachers’ union in Paris marched in solidarity with high school students who had occupied their campuses in the morning, to demand better health measures and protocols to be put in place. Students clashed with police at several schools, with more than a dozen arrests occurring.
Around 1000 protesters returned to the streets for a 6th consecutive night of protests in Barcelona demanding the release of Pablo Hasel, a left-wing Catalan rapper imprisoned for criticizing the Spanish monarchy. Demonstrators clashed with police, who arrived in riot gear and made several arrests of peaceful participants attempting to distance themselves from law enforcement.
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