Mapuche protesters took to the streets in the communities of Lof Juan Queupucura and Antonio Pichulman in the historically indigenous-majority Wallmapu areas against land seizure policies by the government that have previously been named ‘infrastructure projects’ to ‘develop’ the community.
Dozens of protesters gathered at Georgiou Square in Patras in solidarity with the 17 November member Dimitris Koufontinas, who entered a hunger strike on the 8th of January to demand his transfer to the Korydallos prison in Athens, which would enable him to see visitors and receive adequate medical care.
Hundreds of protesters returned to the streets of Tripoli during a third night of unrest in the northern Lebanese city, demanding an increase in living conditions. The military opened fire on protesters who threw rocks, Molotov cocktails, and other projectiles at government buildings, with one death and over 226 injuries occurring by the end of the night.
Dozens of protesters gathered at the Courts of Justice in Santiago, comprising of unionized health workers and families of political prisoners in Santiago. Medical workers demanded the release of political prisoners for both health reasons due to possible contraction of COVID, as well as the mental health effects comparable to torture due to isolation for months from friends and family.