Thousands of Peruvian farmers and farm workers went on strike for better wages and blockaded the Panamerican Highway, a key trading road. They state that salaries for farmers in Peru are unsurvivable and that the state must do more to help, with strikers marching from Ica.
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Belgian youth in Brussels continued to ramp up occupation of several areas into New Year’s day, clashing with police and setting fires against state repression and brutality against people’s movements.
Hundreds of protesters at the Gaston Berger University in the capital of Senegal, Dakar, clashed with police over insecurity and incompetence on campus after a stabbing and robbery of a student occurred without any police intervention.
Greek anarchists in Athens gathered at RES in Athens in solidarity with the hunger strike of Dimitris Koufontinas, which began on the 8th of January to demand a transfer to the Korydallos prison in Athens, which would provide adequate medical care and access to visitors.
Protesters across New York dropped banners for a wide variety of reasons, including rent cancellation, a 2nd stimulus, and the freeing of all prisoners of ICE held in cages in the city’s detention facility. There was also a #NoNBKPipeline banner dropped from the top of a building, to compensate for the lack of activity that has been going on against it.