Miners joined in on the agricultural strike and blockade of the Panamerican highway, taking several key points and reinforcing the numbers of the strikers. Hundreds of union members from the Doe Run metallurgical plant located in La Oroya blockaded the highway critical to the supply of food to the capital Lima, demanding the government turn over management of the mining complex.
Hundreds of students gathered at Korai Square in front of the Propylaea in Athens, protesting against a bill proposed by the Minister of Education that would return police to university campuses for the first time since the fall of the military dictatorship in 1974. Police kettled the crowd, preventing a march from occurring, but did not arrest any protesters.
Police brutally assaulted a demonstration in Nicosia against corruption, in which protesters had begun a march with the aim of bringing light to the human rights abuses committed by the government of Cyprus in the name of containing the coronavirus, which has escalated normally tame protests in the divided island nation.