Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Senegal after an opposition leader was arrested under accusations of rape said to be politically motivated. Barricades were burned and clashes occurred with police and the military across the country, with at least 1 death occurring after security forces opened fire into a crowd.
Hundreds of protesters in Pereira took to the streets in opposition to Colombia’s neoliberal policy and the Tributary Reform, which would raise taxes on basic goods and services such as water, electricity, and internet bills. After police tear-gassed the crowd in the night, strong clashes occurred with rocks and tear gas exchanged.
Hundreds of protesters in Minneapolis marched to demand justice for George Floyd the day before the decided verdict for the murder which sparked massive protests in 2020. Demonstrators demand the National Guard go home, and called for former police officer Derek Chauvin to be convicted on all 3 counts.