Over 100 protesters in Heraklion marched in solidarity with the Koufontinas hunger strike, demanding the immediate government satisfaction of the former 17 November member’s request to be returned to the Korydallos prison in Athens.
Anarchists in Exarchia, Athens, took to the streets demanding amnesty for the political prisoners arrested during the December 6 protests on the anniversary of the murder of 15-year-old Alexandros Grigoropoulos. They began a protest at his murder site and later marched out in the dozens demanding charges be dropped against the arrested the day before. Delta riot police responded by chasing the tail of the protest and arrested several.
Nigerian diaspora activists and their allies took to the streets across the world, from Russia to New Zealand. They demanded the end of arms sales to Nigeria, as well as the end of police brutality in the country as well. Thousands were in attendance in multiple areas, raising a big show that had never been seen before outside of Nigeria.
Dozens of protesters gathered at the Canadian capital of Ottowa to protest against the Ethiopian & Eritrean war and genocide of the separatist Tigray people, with over 55,000 refugees in the conflict. Demonstrators called on the UN to quickly halt the war, before any further massacres of the Tigrinya people occurred.
Hundreds of protesters gathered in Tunis to demand the release of all prisoners of the recent uprising in the country, as well as to demand economic sovereignty from European neocolonialism and the ruling class. Police attacked the demonstration, injuring and arresting several peaceful protesters in the crowd.