Hundreds of Jamaicans from the southwest St. Ann parish blockaded roads used by a bauxite company in protest over dust and noise pollution experienced from “Sunday to Sunday”. Rumors also broke out that old bauxite pits would be opened again after decades which were closer to town and community centers. If this was done, many expect more frequent protests.
Hundreds of port workers in San Antonio took to the streets to demand the government passage of a 3rd withdrawal of 10% of pension funds in effective cash for their recipients. Demonstrators set tires and barricades alight and blocked roads until the arrival of riot police, who used tear gas and chemically tainted water cannons on the crowd.
Anarchists in Bern dropped a banner in solidarity with the Koufontinas hunger strike outside of the Greek consulate in Switzerland, also throwing several firecrackers at the ambassador’s home to demand the immediate satisfaction of the former 17 November member’s request to be returned to the Korydallos prison.
Thousands of Albanian protesters returned to the streets for a 6th day following the police murder of 25-year-old Klodian Rasha for buying cigarettes past curfew. Demonstrators lit cars on fire and threw Molotovs at police who deployed tear gas, flashbang grenades, and water cannons in response. At least 20 arrests were made.