Around 1,500 protesters took to the streets of El Salvador’s capital, against president Nayib Bukele and his policies of militarization, constitutional violations, and adopting Bitcoin as a national currency. Police blocked off the path to the Legislative Assembly, causing confrontations but no clashes or arrests occurred.
Thousands of students and teachers in Athens took to the street in opposition to a piece of legislation proposed by Education Minister Niki Kerameos, which would remilitarize university campuses with police for the first time since 1975. Defying the quarantine which banned mass gatherings, demonstrators marched on the Propalyaea in the center of the city. A police presence was mostly absent, and no participants in the protest were arrested.
Dozens of protesters in Coquimbo took to the streets on the anniversary of the formation of the Carabineros, the national police agency of Chile. Demonstrators assembled in a rebuke of the organization, demanding its immediate dissolution. Carabineros arrived to suppress the protest after barricades were lit, arresting 6 people.