Hundreds of cyclists participated in a “ciclomarcha” or bicycle march for the resignation of right-wing President Sebastian Piñera, amnesty for all political prisoners of the 18th of October Uprising, and a more heavy-handed response to COVID by the state.
A special march was planned for Day 136 of the Louisville Protests on the 10th of October, marching through the center of Louisville to commemorate the murder of Breonna Taylor and its consequences across the world. Many took the chance to condemn the information found showing that the grand jury was not presented with murder charges upon which to indict the officers involved in her murder.
Anarchists in Athens dropped banners in solidarity with November 17 political prisoner D. Koufontina, who went on a hunger strike starting on the 8th of January demanding that he be transferred to the Korydallos prison of Athens, after being forcibly moved from the rural prisons of Volos to the high-security Domokou facility.
Around 100 protesters gathered at the Ministry of Macedonia – Thrace in Thessaloniki during a nationwide hospital workers’ strike in Greece, demanding more money for containing the COVID pandemic instead of emptying the budget into police repression and militarization. Demonstrators hung banners and sang chants, then dispersing to join the student demonstration taking place that day.
700 protesters in Barcelona returned to the streets for an 8th night to demand freedom for Pablo Hasel, a left-wing Catalan rapper imprisoned for criticizing the Spanish monarchy, as well as the release of all those arrested amidst demonstrations in his support. After police attempted to kettle the crowd, several protesters blocked roads with barricades and began throwing objects at police.