Hundreds of protesters in Ahvaz, an Arab city in Iran, took to the streets in the midst of a water shortage in Khuzestan province. Police killed at least 4 demonstrators but were chased off by the large crowd.
After the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a justice on the American Supreme Court, President Trump has made moved to confirm Amy Coney Barrett as a replacement for her. Protesters gathered outside of the Supreme Court building to protest ACB’s nomination for the Supreme Court, stating that the winner of the election should have the right to fill the seat.
An anti-American protest in Athens took place against the visit to the country by Mike Pompeo, US Secretary of State, who is seen by many Greek leftists as imperialist. America has a history of intervention in the region dating back to the 1800s, and is still well despised by the populace after backing the military dictatorship that lasted between 1967-1974.
Thousands of protesters marched in Athens in solidarity with the Koufontinas hunger strike, demanding the immediate satisfaction of his request to be returned to the Korydallos prison. Despite an attempt by police to stop demonstrators from gathering at Syntagma Square, their lines were broken and a retreat was forced as demonstrators began to march again to Omonia.