Medical Workers from the Barros Luco Hospital in Santiago went on strike for more funds to handle the COVID-19 pandemic, and improvements in medical infrastructure. They also demanded freedom for the political prisoners during the October uprising, that has now been ongoing for longer than a year.
Athenian anarchists gathered at the Propylaea in solidarity with former 17 November member Dimitris Koufontinas, who entered a hunger strike on the 8th of January to demand his transfer to the Korydallos prison in Athens. Police attacked the demonstration, using tear gas and pepper spray against peaceful protesters.
Hundreds of students returned to the streets of Thessaloniki for a 2nd consecutive day in opposition to a law passed on the 12th which reintroduces police to university campuses for the first time since 1975. Police attacked the protest, deploying tear gas and other chemical weapons against the crowd that had been peaceful until then.