Over 1,500 protesters gathered in Portland on Martin Luther King Day, marching to the North Precinct and then the MLK Jr. statue in the center of the city. Demonstrators also organized a “die-in”, where protesters would lie down and occupy a major road, such as an intersection or other busy avenue.
Dozens of students at the National Pedagogical University in Bogota took to the streets to demand a return to campus for students and free tuition for all to be provided by the government. Demonstrators dropped banners and blocked roads to cause as much disruption as possible, also flying anarchist flags.
Dozens of protesters in Concepción took to the streets to demand the abolition of police in Chile and the release of all political prisoners of the social uprising that began in 2019. Police attacked the demonstration with extremely militarized gear, using chemically tainted water cannons and tear gas against the crowd.