Small business owners and merchants clashed with police in Tel Aviv against the new lockdown that will not be coupled with a stimulus, which people say will be ruining both for employees and small employers. Several barricades were burned, although no protesters were arrested.
Dozens of protesters in Tripoli returned to the streets to demand an increase in living conditions amid a 24-hour lockdown & work stoppage imposed by the Lebanese government. Protesters first gathered at the municipality of Tripoli in the morning, meeting a huge military buildup at al-Nour Square, before later dispersing until nightfall where dozens more gathered at the Ministry of Social Affairs. Demonstrators then marched back to the city’s Hezbollah headquarters and al-Nour Square, before the Lebanese army then clashed with youth in a suburb of the city, where demonstrations ended for the night.
Hundreds of protesters in Vilafranca took to the streets to demand the release of Pablo Hasel, a left-wing Catalan rapper imprisoned and facing charges for insulting the Spanish monarchy. Demonstrators graffitied the local police station and threw flares to throw off police from being able to make arrests.