900 protesters in Barcelona returned to the streets for an 8th night to demand freedom for Pablo Hasel, a left-wing Catalan rapper imprisoned for criticizing the Spanish monarchy, as well as the release of all those arrested amidst demonstrations in his support. After police attempted to kettle the crowd, several protesters blocked roads with barricades and began throwing objects at police.
Dozens of students gathered in front of the Athens Polytechnic University, demanding the halting of the law proposed by the Education Minister which would bring back police to university campuses across Greece. 2 banners were hung up, one espousing anti-capitalist views and another made by a graduate students’ union demanding the end of cops on campus.
Thousands of protesters flooded the Iraqi city of Nasiriyah, meeting at Al-Haboubi Square the day after nationalist and Islamist militias known as Sadrists burned the square and killed 5 people. Iranian militias and Sadrists later attacked the protesters, killing several via what appeared to be grenade launchers and assault rifles.