Students at the University of Panteion dropped a banner demanding the removal of new fences as well as the halting of the plan to bring back police into colleges & universities. The banner reads, “We left a university full of misery, don’t make us come back to a university full of pigs – No tolerance for repression! Autonomous Initiative of Panteion”
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 in Barcelona marched for a 7th consecutive day demanding the release of Pablo Hasel, a left-wing Catalan rapper arrested and facing charges for insulting the Spanish monarchy. Demonstrators clashed with police, whose heavy presence in the area incited several in the crowd to begin throwing objects at police vehicles and the like.