Hundreds of students in Patras took to the streets to decry a law passed by the Ministry of Education, which would enable the government of Greece to create a police force in universities for the first time since the fall of the military dictatorship in 1974 after a failed annexation of Cyprus and a student uprising.
Thousands of protesters returned to the streets of Bangkok in a second round of mobilizations against the monarchy of Thailand and the mishandling of the pandemic by Prime Minister Prayut, a general who took office in the 2014 military coup d’état. Despite police use of rubber bullets and tear gas, the crowd, angered by previous repression on August 7th, attacked and burned police posts.
Hundreds of protesters in Santiago took to the streets for a round of demonstrations to demand the release of all detainees of the 18th of October Uprising, which spurred on nearly 1.5 years of protests in Chile against right-wing and neoliberal policies. Police reacted brutally to the demonstration, sending tanks and water cannons against the crowd.