An anti-American protest in Athens took place against the visit to the country by Mike Pompeo, US Secretary of State, who is seen by many Greek leftists as imperialist. America has a history of intervention in the region dating back to the 1800s, and is still well despised by the populace after backing the military dictatorship that lasted between 1967-1974.
Hundreds of protesters across Eswatini returned to the streets in a wave of anti-monarchy unrest following the police murder of a young man, demanding democracy be implemented in Africa’s last absolute monarchy. Demonstrators blocked roads and clashed with police, also blockading and defending the homes of pro-democracy activists.
Dozens of protesters in Elizabeth City took to the streets for a 2nd day, demanding the immediate release of the body cameras of the police officers who killed Andrew Brown, an unarmed Black man. Demonstrators blocked off roads and cut off intersections, continuing to pressure the local government to declassify evidence.
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets across Lebanon against corruption and oligarchy in the country, grappled by a massive economic crisis after the 2020 explosion of a plant which resulted in a nationwide movement being formed against the government. Protesters lit barricades and blocked roads, causing as much disruption as possible.