Protesters and antifascists commemorated Annibal Villaroel at his funeral, a young man murdered by police forces in Chile on the 18th of October. Hundreds of anarchists and other socialists attended his funeral in Santiago, chanting insults against the police.
Around 200 protesters returned to the streets of Asunción for a 6th consecutive day to demand the resignation of President Marito Abdo, widely held responsible for corruption resulting in the disappearance of $1.6 billion from Paraguay’s healthcare budget, causing a collapse in infrastructure as hospitals were overwhelmed and forced to cut back on resources.
Greek students’ and teachers’ unions blockaded the entrance of the Athens Polytechnic University, demanding the end of the plan to reintroduce police to university campuses. Blockades are expected to continue into the following days, with neither the Students’ Associations of the Athens Polytechnic or the NTUA Employees’ Union appearing to be willing to let up.