Anonymous managed to knock out the website of the MTN internet provider service for hours on end, despite it being one of the largest corporations in the country. It was DDosed using Google Cloud Shell, by the Virus Operation detachment.
Thousands of students from the Bosphorus University in Istanbul gathered at the South Campus to protest against the installation of a new university rector by the Islamist AKP ruling party. Police responded by firing into the peaceful crowd with rubber bullets and tear gas, arresting several demonstrators.
Police assaulted hundreds of protesters who gathered at Syntagma Square in solidarity with the Koufontinas hunger strike, deploying water cannons, pepper spray, and tear gas against the small crowd which was chased all the way to the National Library, where the remaining protesters were hit directly by a water cannon.
Hundreds of protesters marched in Girona to demand the release of Pablo Hasel, a left-wing Catalan rapper arrested and facing charges for criticizing the Bourbon royal family of Spain. Demonstrators carried a banner reading “Chess and checkmate to the regime!” and blocked several roads before dispersing peacefully.