Protesters in Portland met at Revolution Hall on what would have been George Floyd’s 47th birthday to commemorate his life and the movement that formed after him. Demonstrators gave Floyd’s cousin balloons, which they promptly released into the air while chanting ‘George Floyd’.
Thousands of protesters in Popayán took to the streets for a 4th day to demand the fall of the Tributary Reform, which would increase taxes on basic goods and services, as well as the privatization of hospitals and most healthcare. Police attacked the demonstration, tear-gassing the crowd and dispersing protesters across the city by nightfall.
Hundreds of protesters in Msunduza, part of the Hhohho District in Eswatini, took to the streets in opposition to the country’s absolute monarchy and in support of the Communist Party, riding a wave of unrest after the police murder of a young man in May. After police attacked the demonstration, the crowd set fire to businesses owned partially or fully by King Mswati.