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.
Hundreds of protesters gathered in front of the 1st Precinct in Minneapolis, demanding justice for both Jacob Blake and Dolal Idd. Jacob Blake was shot 7 times in the back in August by police, which led to massive riots in Kenosha; the District Attorney recently stated that no charges would be placed against the police. Dolal Idd was a 23-year-old son of Somali immigrants, and was killed in a confrontation with police in Minneapolis, also sparking large protests.
Hundreds of students gathered at the Statue of Venizelos in Thessaloniki in opposition to a new bill proposed by the Greek government, which would for the first time since the fall of the military dictatorship in 1974 reintroduce police on university campuses. Demonstrators then marched to the Ministry of Macedonia and Thrace, meeting with teachers’ unions, pressuring the regional administration not to support the new measures.