Thousands of protesters took to the streets of São Paulo in opposition to right-wing president Jair Bolsonaro, demanding greater expanded access to vaccines and the end of ethnic cleansing against indigenous people in the Amazon to make way for plantations and farms.
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Over 100 protesters marched in Portland to demand justice for Ahmaud Arbery, a black man murdered by a former police officer in Georgia on the 23rd of February 2020. Demonstrators sang chants against police, prisons, and capitalism, calling for the fall of the prison-industrial complex.
Hundreds of protesters gathered at the Colorado State House in Denver, demanding that the United States intervene in the Ethiopian-Eritrean war and genocide on the breakaway Tigray nation. As of now, thousands of civilians have been killed and over 60,000 refugees have fled to Sudan, with an unknown amount in other countries. Many allegations have been made of rape, looting, and bombing of civilian targets as well, perpetrated by Eritrea as well despite Tigray being in Ethiopia.
Hundreds of protesters at the Gaston Berger University in the capital of Senegal, Dakar, clashed with police over insecurity and incompetence on campus after a stabbing and robbery of a student occurred without any police intervention.