Thousands of protesters in Bucaramanga took to the streets for a 6th consecutive day as part of a general strike in Colombia, demanding the immediate withdrawal of healthcare privatization and opposition to police violence. After police attacked the massive crowd, intense clashes occurred in the city center.
Hundreds of protesters in Washington D.C. took to the streets in solidarity with Palestine, demanding the immediate end for US support to the internationally designated apartheid state of Israel. Demonstrators took part in a national wave of support for the Palestinian cause following an Israeli attack on the Al-Aqsa Mosque.
Anarchists in Valparaiso answered the call to national mobilization across Chile by marching against Piñera in the hundreds, clashing with Carabineros who deployed chemical weapons, including tear gas and chemically tainted water cannons. No arrests occurred, as demonstrators managed to outmaneuver the Carabineros on a ground-assault.
Hundreds of students gathered at Korai Square in front of the Propylaea in Athens, protesting against a bill proposed by the Minister of Education that would return police to university campuses for the first time since the fall of the military dictatorship in 1974. Police kettled the crowd, preventing a march from occurring, but did not arrest any protesters.