Health workers in a Curicó hospital joined the Chilean general strike, demonstrating against the Piñera administration, demanding more funds for a bigger salary and more effective containment of COVID-19, and the release of all political prisoners during the national uprising.
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Around 300 protesters in Thessaloniki marched to demand the repeal of a law passed by the Ministry of Education in February which enabled police to re-enter universities after their presence was banned with the fall of the military dictatorship in 1974 after a student uprising at the Athens Polytechnic.
Thousands of protesters descended on Plaza Dignidad and the Presidential Palace in Santiago on a day of national mobilization against the right-wing presidency of Sebastian Piñera, as part of the Estallido Social (Social Outbreak) that has gripped Chile since the 18th of October in 2019. Police responded with heavy repression, using water cannons & tear gas, but ultimately failed to quell the demonstration.
Protesters in Karditsa gathered at the office of New Democracy MP Giorgos Kotsos, demanding the acceptance of demands put forward by Dimitris Koufontinas, a former member of 17N who has been on hunger strike since the 8th of January for a transfer to the Korydallos prison in Athens where he would get quality medical care and access to visitors.
Anarchists in Athens dropped banners in Petralona in solidarity with Errol, an anarchist jailed by the Greek state for protesting in the Amygdaleza internment center and set to be deported to France in what many call purely political imprisonment.