Protesters have demanded a state of emergency imposed to combat femicide and human trafficking in Namibia, which suffers from extreme disappearance rates. Hundreds of protesters took to the streets in Windhoek, the country’s capital, to condemn the government’s lack of action on the issue.
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Hundreds of protesters gathered in front of the 1st Precinct in Minneapolis, demanding justice for both Jacob Blake and Dolal Idd. Jacob Blake was shot 7 times in the back in August by police, which led to massive riots in Kenosha; the District Attorney recently stated that no charges would be placed against the police. Dolal Idd was a 23-year-old son of Somali immigrants, and was killed in a confrontation with police in Minneapolis, also sparking large protests.
The city of Ancud in Chile barricaded most entry and exit roads as Chile entered its 4th week of quarantine, stating that the citizens of the town had a complete lack of basic resources to survive. Protesters state that quarantine would continue to be opposed until the town could be assured that enough supplies could come through to survive.
Around 75-100 protesters in Dallas gathered in solidarity with demonstrators in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center, demanding justice for 20-year-old Daunte Wright, an unarmed black man murdered by police officer Katie Potter on the 11th of April.
Dozens of protesters in Athens gathered at the headquarters of the AKTOR infrastructure company to demand justice and compensation for 3 workers who died on the job in Evia after they were struck by lightning and thrown off a tower.