Hundreds of protesters in Sudan took to the streets on the anniversary of the end of the Khartoum Massacre in 2019, in which police and the military killed over 128 protesters and injured thousands during a sit-in at the nation’s capital. On the anniversary, demonstrators lit tires and blocked roads to demand the fulfillment of concessions demanded from the new government.
Dozens of protesters gathered for a flash demonstration in front of the house of the President of Greece in Athens in solidarity with Dimitris Koufontinas, who entered a hunger strike on the 8th of January to demand his return to the Korydallos prison, where he will once again be able to see his family and other visitors.
Protests continued in Noumea and other parts of New Caledonia against the sale of nickel mines to a Brazilian megacorporation, with French loyalists breaking the headlines. A blockade was set up of the Païta road in a suburb of Noumea, with vigilantes guarding it with hunting rifles and waving the French flag, raising many concerns about civil war.