Hundreds of protesters in Jalalabad took to the streets against the Taliban, marching with the Afghan national flag and replacing the Taliban flag in the city with the national tricolor. Taliban forces fired on the protest with live rounds, killing at least 3 demonstrators.
Hundreds of members of the Electrical Industry and Irrigation Workers Union (UTIER) took to the streets of San Juan against the privatization of electricity in Puerto Rico. The Luma corporation would assume the responsibility of power on the American island colony if privatization went through successfully.
Hundreds of Irish protesters gathered in Balbriggan, north of Dublin, against the murder of George Nkencho by the Gardaí. Demonstrators called for a criminal investigation into the officer who shot the 27-year-old Nigerian immigrant 5 times, as well as the halting of the practice of police taking down protesters’ names.