French abolitionists in Nice launched fireworks in the city as a noise demonstration of solidarity with prisoners on Christmas Eve, per a press release by the Union of Prisoners in France.
Thousands of protesters in Bucaramanga took to the streets for a 4th consecutive day in opposition to an increase of taxes on basic goods and services and the privatization of hospitals. Police attacked the demonstration with tear gas and stun grenades, with clashes continuing throughout the day at the Industrial University of Santander.
Thousands of protesters in Nantes marched against a reformation of the unemployment insurance system, recent mass layoffs in both the public and private sector, as well as job insecurity in France. Several trade unions called for the day of the demonstration, as well as many smaller organizations and groups.
Hundreds of protesters in Tunis gathered to demand the release of jailed activists, an increase in living conditions and employment opportunities for youth and married women, who in recent times have been removed from the public recruitment list. Demonstrators marched from Ettadhamen, the poorest city in the capital, waving signs with socialist slogans, red stars, and anarchist symbols.