Around 600 protesters in Patras took to the streets demanding the repeal of a law passed by the Ministry of Education in Greece, which would allow police to re-enter universities for the first extended period since the fall of the military dictatorship following a disastrous war and student uprising in 1973-1974.
Hundreds of protesters gathered at 36th & Cedar in Minneapolis for a vigil in remembrance of Dolal Idd, a 23-year-old son of Somali immigrants murdered by police the night before. Neighbors went outside to cheer on the demonstrators, who marched around the block after listening to speeches given out.
Thousands of protesters marched on the Presidential Palace through the Alameda, clashing with police who used chemical water cannons which caused scars and burns on several hundred demonstrators. Several dozen protesters were also injured by police, with a few possibly suffering concussions from being slammed against a wall by a water cannon.
Thousands of protesters in Athens returned to the streets to demand the repealing of a law passed by the Ministry of Education which would allow police to re-enter universities for the first extended period following the student uprising and subsequent fall of the military dictatorship in Greece after 1974.