Tens of thousands of protesters returned to the streets across Algeria on the 2nd anniversary of the national Hirak movement’s birth, calling for the fall of the military establishment and chanting slogans in support of the indigenous Berber movement.
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of Bucaramanga for a 5th consecutive day as part of a continued general strike in Colombia, in opposition to police violence and the privatization of hospitals. Police attacked the demonstration as it passed downtown, which led to the incineration of several banks and police-affiliated buildings.
Around 600-700 protesters in Thessaloniki marched in solidarity with the Koufontinas hunger strike, marching from the Statue of Venizelos to the city’s beach, demanding the immediate government satisfaction of the former 17 November member’s request to be transferred back to his old cell in the Korydallos prison.
Protesters in the Santiago borough of Lo Espejo burnt barricades after the brutal murder of a woman named Pamela, who was burned alive in the car that she lived in a few days prior. Demonstrators became enraged after police did not try to arrest the person responsible, who still walks out in the open with total impunity.
Hundreds of Chileans and Colombians in Santiago took to the streets in support of the national strike and uprising against neoliberalism and police violence in Colombia, met with brutal repression by state security forces under the leadership of Ivan Duque. Police harassed and dispersed the crowd with a water cannon after its arrival to the National Tourism Service.