Prisoners inside the Santiago Company Jail No. 1 protested to demand the release of all political prisoners from the social uprising and demand the resignation of President Sebastian Piñera, releasing a statement against the prison-industrial complex in Chile and beyond.
Thousands of protesters descended on Plaza Dignidad and the Presidential Palace in Santiago on a day of national mobilization against the right-wing presidency of Sebastian Piñera, as part of the Estallido Social (Social Outbreak) that has gripped Chile since the 18th of October in 2019. Police responded with heavy repression, using water cannons & tear gas, but ultimately failed to quell the demonstration.
Dozens of workers from the Turkish supermarket chain Migros went on strike at the Kadıköy Khalkedon Square store in Istanbul after several were fired for being union members; strikers demanded higher pay and better working conditions, including additional personal protective equipment (PPE). Police arrived on the scene, attempting to intimidate the workers, but ultimately failed to halt the strike.
Dozens of protesters gathered in the Chilean city of Talagante after a femicide occurred that morning, with demonstrators facing off with police and demanding justice to be exacted against the perpetrator. A banner was also unfurled during the march, reading “Quien ama no mata, no humilla, ni maltrata”.