Over 1000 students in Thessaloniki marched against police brutality and the government’s management of COVID-19, with hospitals filling up as the healthcare system in Greece becomes quickly overwhelmed in spite of overfunded law enforcement and armed forces in the country.
Lebanese demonstrators gathered at several sites across the country to decry state repression against activists and incompetence in handling the nation’s recent crisis of hyperinflation and soaring gas prices. Protesters blocked roads with flaming tires and set the entrance of the Ministry of the Economy on fire.
Over 800 workers from the Chinese-backed mining company PT VDNI at Sultra in the southwest Indonesian province of Sulawesi went on strike demanding a fair wage and better working conditions. A number of buses and heavy vehicles were all burnt down. The PT Virtue Dragon Nickel Industry corporation both smelted and mined nickel, and other demands aside from a pay raise were a demand for 36+-month contracts.