Thousands of protesters across Chile marched against the approval of the new open-pit Dominga mine, which threatens the ecosystem of the Humboldt Archipelago, one of the most biodiverse in the world. After it was approved, widespread clashes occurred, centered around La Serena, the capital of the Coquimbo region in which the mine was being built.
Dozens of Abolish ICE protesters gathered at the Bergen County ICE facility following a day of heavy police responses. Demonstrators faced off with police after crossing the street onto the jail’s property, who put on riot gear and soon outnumbered the protesters. Demonstrators then dispersed peacefully without any clashes or arrests occurring.
Through the week of 13-20 September 2020, several activist groups belonging to the O’Odham and Kumeyaay indigenous tribes have been arrested for protesting the wall and halting construction. 2 O’Ohdham activists have been arrested on Class B misdemeanor charges, while other Kumeyaay protesters have been brutalized by police.