Protesters in Luanda took to the streets against the unemployment rate, cost of living, and state corruption that has plagued the country since independence. Security forces opened fire, injuring at least 10 demonstrators and killing one.
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Health workers in a Curicó hospital joined the Chilean general strike, demonstrating against the Piñera administration, demanding more funds for a bigger salary and more effective containment of COVID-19, and the release of all political prisoners during the national uprising.
Dozens of Chilean activists and street medics gathered at Plaza Dignidad in Santiago to protest for amnesty for all political prisoners and in commemoration of the murder of the Mapuche warrior Matías Catrileo on the 3rd of January in 2007. Demonstrators were immediately subjected to chemically tainted water cannons, with many left having scars and burns. One protester was also thrown to the ground and injured by a water cannon blast that hit them directly.
Around 60 protesters gathered in Heraklion in solidarity with Dimitris Koufontinas, a former member of the revolutionary communist 17N group who entered a hunger strike on the 8th of January to demand his transfer to the Korydallos prison in Athens where he would receive better medical care and access to visitors.
Student protesters in Santiago at the University of Chile metro dropped a banner calling for the end of for-profit education as well as standardized testing, well-known to keep down students with less wealth. Students in Revolt Chile stated that such actions would continue, unless actions were taken to mend the broken education of the country.