Thousands of protesters in New York City took to the streets in solidarity with demonstrations in Colombia against police violence and the privatization of healthcare. Organizers called for immediate international action in response to police and military brutality and the end of government aggression against protests.
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Anarchists in Montevideo, Uruguay, launched an attack against a police station with Molotov cocktails, starting a fire that permanently damaged the front of the police center.
General Strike Continues in Colombia
Trade unions and student groups have called for a national strike that appears to be underway and successful, as police respond violently […]