Thousands of protesters returned to the streets of Cali for a 5th consecutive day, as part of a general strike demanding a halt to police violence and the privatization of healthcare. Police destroyed property and opened fire on the demonstrators with live rounds, injuring more than 10.
Tens of thousands of protesters returned to the streets of Colombia against new tax hikes on the middle class, privatization of healthcare, and decades of a conservative establishment maintaining a chokehold on the nation. Police and the military responded brutally, using live rounds and killing several protesters in various cities.
Thousands of protesters returned to the streets of Tunisia during a 5th day of demonstrations against the classist & police state, demanding a radical redistribution of wealth from the rich and police to social programs. Significant clashes with the National Guard occurred in Tunis, more specifically the illegally built neighborhood of Ettadhamen, where the poverty rate is near 70% and the average monthly salary is $100.