Hundreds of fans of Egaleo F.C., an Athens-based football club, took to the streets at Iera Odos junction, in solidarity with antifascists persecuted by the Greek authorities and in other countries worldwide. The banner hoisted read, “The pandemic needs doctors, not cops and repression.”
Hundreds of Belgians in Brussels took to the streets after a 23-year-old black immigrant died in jail after being taken into custody by police during a home raid to enforce quarantine orders. A police station was set on fire, with intense clashes occurring between security forces and demonstrators who threw Molotov cocktails and rocks.
Around 3000 students in Thessaloniki marched in opposition to a law passed by the Ministry of Education, which would allow police to enter universities and would allow for the creation of a university police force that would exist for the first time since the fall of the military junta in Greece in 1974.