Thousands of protesters gathered outside of the National Mint to demonstrate against the Piñera administration, demanding the immediate resignation of the standing government and an independent delegation at the new constitutional negotiations.
Protests continued in Noumea and other parts of New Caledonia against the sale of nickel mines to a Brazilian megacorporation, with French loyalists breaking the headlines. A blockade was set up of the Païta road in a suburb of Noumea, with vigilantes guarding it with hunting rifles and waving the French flag, raising many concerns about civil war.
Dozens of students gathered in front of the Athens Polytechnic University, demanding the halting of the law proposed by the Education Minister which would bring back police to university campuses across Greece. 2 banners were hung up, one espousing anti-capitalist views and another made by a graduate students’ union demanding the end of cops on campus.
Dozens of students and anarchists in Patras gathered at Georgiou Square to protest against a new law proposed by the Ministry of Education, which would return police to campuses for the first time since the fall of the military dictatorship. Police kettled the protesters, and deployed tear gas, forcing them to disperse.