Around 30 protesters gathered in Orlando in solidarity with Angelo Crooms and Sincere Pierce, two 16 and 18-year-olds shot to death by police last Friday. The family had organized a large rally on the 18th with a turnout of over 200, and expects to sustain these protests in order to provide pressure against the Brevard County Sheriffs’ Office.
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Greek vegan anarchists in Athens gathered on New Year’s Eve to protest against speciesism and brutality on animals, by the form of mass confinement and murder for meat and other products. Demonstrators marched to Kato Patisia and Agios Nikolaos, dropping leaflets and shouting slogans in front of butchers and fishmongers. Before dispersing, a banner was dropped in the Cyprus park of Patision, after which the march ended.
Protest in Washington D.C.
Protests in Washington D.C. were one of the biggest in the country following the release of the police and the confirmation of their innocence in the Breonna Taylor case.
Protesters at Salvador Allende Avenue in Antofagasta burned barricades and raised banners to demand the release of all imprisoned protesters of Chile’s social uprising and the abolition of Carabineros, the country’s national police force.
Hundreds of healthcare workers gathered at the ministries of Labor and Health, as part of a strike called for by POEDIN (Panhellenic Federation of Public Hospital Employees), demanding more money to help deal with the pandemic instead of for funding the army and police with more and more unnecessary and repressive gear.