Thousands of Palestinian activists and demonstrators protested against Israeli settlement expansions in Halhoul and Ramallah, and were assaulted heavily by IDF forces, resulting in more than 25 injuries total. Several were also arrested, and they face the possibility of standing military trial.
Hundreds of students gathered at the Propylaea in Athens to demand the repeal of a law recently passed by the Ministry of Education which reintroduced police to universities for the first time since 1975, after which dozens were arrested at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki during a student occupation of the rector’s office.
Several protesters were killed in Islamabad after Pakistani police opened fire on striking government workers with expired tear gas bought from India. Many died in hospitals after the thousands pouring in caused a critical lack of oxygen and basic first aid for those injured by the expired tear gas which causes much more combustion and harm to the lungs.