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.
Hundreds of protesters returned to the streets of Girona to demand freedom and amnesty for Pablo Hasel, a left-wing Catalan rapper facing charges for criticizing the monarchy of Spain, the Bourbon royal family. Demonstrators burned barricades and clashed with police, who attempted unsuccessfully to quell the gathering.
Riot police in the city of Concepción brutally cracked down on protesters who gathered after the police murder of a street artist in Panguipulli for failing to present his ID. Water cannons and tear gas were deployed as well as a contingent of Carabineros on foot, who made brutal arrests and assaults of protesters.