Black anarchists and antifascist organizations gathered to demonstrate in Rockford, Illinois, against what they deem a new COINTELPRO, which manifests itself in felony charges for high-profile activists and suppressing protests by criminalizing demonstration against the government.
Dozens of protesters in San Antonio took to the streets for a 2nd consecutive day as part of a port workers’ strike across Chile, demanding the government passage of a bill that would allow for individuals to withdraw 10% of their pension funds in a direct payment for a 3rd time during the COVID pandemic. Police attacked the port workers, leading to heavy clashes with barricades and a building being set on fire.
Police in Athens brutally assaulted protesters gathering for a demonstration in solidarity with Dimitris Koufontinas, a former member of 17N who entered a hunger strike to demand his transfer to the Korydallos prison for better medical care and visitors. Tear gas was deployed and arrests were made after only 15 minutes of the crowd beginning to assemble.
Demonstrators in Seattle gathered in protest of the sweep of Cal Anderson Park by police, attempting to stop the department from destroying the property of the unhoused. Police responded with brutality, causing several injuries and arresting a total of 21 people. Most of the belongings of the unhoused people of the park were seen thrown in dumpsters.