Dozens of Italians gathered at the Greek consulate in Milan in solidarity with Dimitris Koufontinas, a former member of the 17N revolutionary group on hunger strike for nearly a month to demand his transfer to the Korydallos prison in Athens, which would give him adequate medical care and access to visitors.
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Hundreds of protesters gathered in the Susa valley of Turin to demand the end of the construction of the Turin-Lyon High-Speed Railway, which would cause extreme deforestation and disruption of the local environment. Demonstrators clashed with police, which resulted in 1 police injury and tear gas deployed.
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.
Chilean protesters in Longotoma at the Ruta 5 Norte of La Ligua barricaded roads in response to the Ministry of the Environment withdrawing the Supreme Decree that placed the Salinas de Pullaly wetland and Longotoma dunes as a nature sanctuary. This would allow businesses to destroy and pollute the habitat of thousands of species.
Young Panamanians protested against President Laurentino Cortizo’s decision to exclude people less than 25 years old from the “solidarity voucher”, giving people $100 per month to alleviate the COVID-19 pandemic’s financial stress. Students blockaded several roads in response to the decision, including the Balboa and Cinco De Mayo avenues. Police responded by opening fire with rubber bullets and arresting several students, taking them to a police station, and later releasing them without torturing them in any form.