Residents of the autonomous and self-managed Prosfygika squat in central Athens dropped a banner in solidarity with N17 hunger striker Dimitris Koufontina, calling for the immediate acceptance of his demands to be moved to a prison with less security in Athens.
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 gathered in Ibagué for a 2nd consecutive, as part of a national general strike against neoliberalism and demanding the fall of new reforms raising taxes on basic goods and services. Police attacked students at the University of Tolima, using water cannons to disperse the crowd that remained.