Dozens of protesters gathered at Syntagma Square in Athens for the release of Dimitris Koufontinas, a former member of the left-wing revolutionary group 17 November serving a life sentence; Koufontinas entered a hunger strike to demand his transfer to his old cell in the Korydallos prison in Athens, where he would again be able to see visitors and be able to receive medical care.
Thousands of protesters returned to the streets of Tunisia during a 5th day of demonstrations against the classist & police state, demanding a radical redistribution of wealth from the rich and police to social programs. Significant clashes with the National Guard occurred in Tunis, more specifically the illegally built neighborhood of Ettadhamen, where the poverty rate is near 70% and the average monthly salary is $100.
Dozens of protesters returned to the streets of Elizabeth City for a 9th day, demanding justice for Andrew Brown, a black man killed by police officers with assault rifles. Despite police arriving in the dozens with riot gear, protesters did not respond and dispersed without caving to the aggression presented by law enforcement.