Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Cali on the first day of a general strike against a tax hike on basic goods and services in Colombia. After police attacked the crowd, widespread looting and attacks on police stations and other government targets became rampant, resulting in the fiercest protest of the day.
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Hundreds of protesters marched in Girona to demand the release of Pablo Hasel, a left-wing Catalan rapper arrested and facing charges for criticizing the Bourbon royal family of Spain. Demonstrators carried a banner reading “Chess and checkmate to the regime!” and blocked several roads before dispersing peacefully.
Around 15,000 protesters took to the streets of Asunción, the capital of Paraguay, to demand the resignation of the government after the collapse of the country’s healthcare system. Elective surgeries were already suspended by the Ministry of Health, and a shortage of medicine remains throughout the country. After police attacked the crowd, the Ministry of Finance was set on fire and widespread clashes began to occur across the city, prompting the resignation of the Minister of Health.
Thousands of Palestinian activists and demonstrators protested against Israeli settlement expansions in Halhoul and Ramallah, and were assaulted heavily by IDF forces, resulting in more than 25 injuries total. Several were also arrested, and they face the possibility of standing military trial.
Anti-Quarantine Protest in Tel Aviv
Small business owners and merchants clashed with police in Tel Aviv against the new lockdown that will not be coupled with a […]