Members of the Philadelphia Chapter Sunrise Movement protested outside of President-elect Joe Biden’s de facto headquarters, demanding that he keep his pledges to protect the climate and enact sweeping pro-environmental legislation. Demonstrators then proceeded to march through downtown, and dispersed after that.
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Antifascist Counterprotest in Grenoble
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Loyalists in Belfast gathered against the North Ireland Protocol, which created customs between North Ireland and the rest of the UK, disrupting the Loyalist drug trade. Youth hijacked and burned a bus on Lanark Way, before then clashing with Catholics at the Lanark Way peacewall, where petrol bombs, rocks, and fireworks were exchanged before police arrived to break up the conflict.