Athenians from the Anarchist Political Organization dropped a banner at the site of Alexandros Grigoropoulos’ murder, 2 days before the anniversary of the 2008 riots that happens every year. Many fear that the police will again attempt to suppress the demonstrations as they did with the anniversary of the Athens Polytechnic Uprising on November 17th.
Hundreds of protesters gathered in Montevideo gathered to demand increased funding for public education for better working conditions and salaries for professors. The demonstration came as the ruling liberal National Party made budget cuts to education, as part of a wider neoliberal campaign to privatize elements of the public sector.
Around 1000 protesters returned to the streets of Asunción for a 3rd day to demand the resignation of the president following a collapse in the healthcare system of Paraguay, with elective surgeries such as appendix removal halted altogether and medicine at a critically low supply. After gathering in front of the ex-president’s house, an avid supporter of the current government, demonstrators were tear-gassed and forced to disperse.
Protests occurred in Philadelphia in advance of a rally that Trump will be holding to re-elect him as President of the United States, with about 300-500 protesters gathering to demonstrate against the rally occurring. The rally took place to address his plans to end police brutality in front of undecided voters.