Dozens of artisanal fishers took to the streets across Chile against the environmentally harmful Dominga mine and the lack of benefits provided to them, demanding bonuses and subsidies for small fishing operations that are already provided to large corporations in the same sector.
Dozens of protesters in San Antonio took to the streets for a 2nd consecutive day as part of a port workers’ strike across Chile, demanding the government passage of a bill that would allow for individuals to withdraw 10% of their pension funds in a direct payment for a 3rd time during the COVID pandemic. Police attacked the port workers, leading to heavy clashes with barricades and a building being set on fire.
Demonstrators gathered across Spain to counterprotest and march on the day of Francisco Franco’s death, the fascist leader of Spain for more than 15 years. Antifascists held thousand-strong protests in Valladolid and Canillejas, in northeastern Madrid. Many fascists also protested in several cities, inciting counter-demonstrations where they did happen.
Hundreds of protesters in Thessaloniki marched in solidarity with Dimitris Koufontinas, a former member of the 17 November urban guerilla in Greece. He entered a hunger strike on the 8th of January to demand his transfer to the Korydallos prison, where he would once again be able to see his family as visitors.