2 Black Lives Matter marches took place in New York, calling for reparations for slavery. The first attracted around 50 people, organized by Black socialist organizations, and the 2nd took place later in the day with several hundred people attending from the anti-inequality protest earlier.
Greek anarchists demonstrated outside of the Evangelismos Hospital (Νοσοκομείο Ευαγγελισμός), in the Athenian neighborhood in solidarity with those struggling to contain the pandemic. Several medical workers joined them in a wildcat strike outside of the hospital, demanding housing, healthcare, and education for all.
Hundreds of members of the FENATS medical workers’ union protested in the central city of Concepción to demand a higher budget for the health sector to combat COVID-19, including more infrastructure and raises for on-the-ground nurses and doctors. Many in the crowd also called for amnesty for political prisoners and the resignation of Piñera.
The 2020 Indonesian National Strike was organized in response to the Job Creation Law, which deregulated environmental protections and took off many workers’ rights previously protected. A 3-day strike was organized across the country, lasting from October 6-8. Hundreds were injured, but none were reported killed.