Hundreds of protesters marched on the house of LA Mayor Eric Garcetti on Day 20 of demonstrations demanding he rejects a position of Secretary of Transportation and a week after the LAPD attacked protesters during Day 13 and arrested several people.
Hundreds of protesters in Santiago took to the streets to demand the release of all political prisoners of Chile’s social uprising which began in 2019, as well as the resignation of right-wing President Sebastian Piñera. Police arrived with newly made militarized gear, including a tank never seen before, and furnished armored vehicles, one of which was used to drive into a demonstrator.
Thousands of protesters in Bogota took to the streets in opposition to healthcare privatization and police violence amid a general strike ongoing in Colombia. Despite the vast majority of demonstrations being peaceful, police brutally cracked down across the capital city, using chemical weapons and at times live rounds.