Protesters at various sites in Lebanon returned to the streets to decry state violence and repression against anti-corruption activists, demonstrating against government incompetence in handling hyperinflation and soaring gas prices. Demonstrators blocked roads with flaming tires, pressuring authorities to act with competence.
Hundreds of protesters in Bangkok returned to the streets and clashed with police in opposition to the monarchy of Thailand, also demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Prayut, a general who took power in the 2014 military coup and is widely held responsible for the mismanagement of COVID & lack of access to vaccines.
Hundreds of students gathered at the Statue of Venizelos in Thessaloniki in opposition to a new bill proposed by the Greek government, which would for the first time since the fall of the military dictatorship in 1974 reintroduce police on university campuses. Demonstrators then marched to the Ministry of Macedonia and Thrace, meeting with teachers’ unions, pressuring the regional administration not to support the new measures.