Thousands of protesters took to the streets in Popayan against the privatization of healthcare and police violence in Colombia amid a general strike. Police attacked demonstrators after the main march occurred, resulting in clashes occurring at several points across the city.
Over 100 protesters in New York City took to the streets to demand the abolition of the NYPD, stopping at the police department’s Times Square station & Strategic Response Group headquarters. Demonstrators burned an American flag and a Thin Blue Line flag, confronting a massive police presence although with no confrontations occurring.
Thousands of protesters in Nantes marched against a reformation of the unemployment insurance system, recent mass layoffs in both the public and private sector, as well as job insecurity in France. Several trade unions called for the day of the demonstration, as well as many smaller organizations and groups.