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.
Thousands of protesters converged on al-Haboubi Square in Nasiriyah, to protest against the Iraqi government’s repression of anti-corruption activists and the implementation of a curfew in several cities. Riot police then opened fire on the protesters, and, bizarrely, the Iraqi military began exchanging gunfire with riot police, resulting in at least 1 death on each side.
Anarchists gathered at the NATO facility in Thessaloniki to protest in solidarity with the hunger strike of Dimitris Koufontinas, a former member of the 17N revolutionary group; he demands a transfer to the Korydallos prison in Athens where he would receive access to quality medical care and the ability to see visitors.
Thousands of protesters returned to the streets of Barcelona for a 4th consecutive day to demand the release of Pablo Hasel, a communist Catalan rapper imprisoned and facing charges for criticizing the Spanish monarchy. Demonstrators clashed with police, placing and burning barricades in many areas across the city after confrontations began to occur.