A vigil in honor of a young person who had recently passed away broke out into a riot in Swansea, Wales, in the United Kingdom, after police arrived to break up the gathering. Several cars were torched, and police cars were pelted with rocks, resulting in no arrests at the scene.
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Around 60 protesters gathered in Heraklion in solidarity with Dimitris Koufontinas, a former member of the revolutionary communist 17N group who entered a hunger strike on the 8th of January to demand his transfer to the Korydallos prison in Athens where he would receive better medical care and access to visitors.
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