Dozens of protesters in Yangon returned to the streets at nightfall, banging pots and pans and blocking roads in opposition to a military coup carried out on the 1st of February against the elected leader of Myanmar, Su Chi.
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets across Lebanon against corruption and oligarchy in the country, grappled by a massive economic crisis after the 2020 explosion of a plant which resulted in a nationwide movement being formed against the government. Protesters lit barricades and blocked roads, causing as much disruption as possible.
Around 600-700 protesters in Thessaloniki marched in solidarity with the Koufontinas hunger strike, marching from the Statue of Venizelos to the city’s beach, demanding the immediate government satisfaction of the former 17 November member’s request to be transferred back to his old cell in the Korydallos prison.
100 protesters gathered in Portland to demonstrate against the ongoing war in Tigray, a breakaway province of Ethiopia. Organizers called on the UN to take action amid accusations of genocide and at least 50,000 refugees and thousands dead, with ethnic Tigrinya people persecuted across the east African country.