Over 400 protesters gathered in New York for Martin Luther King Day, marching down the Brooklyn Bridge and several other prominent sites. Peaceful demonstrators were brutally assaulted by the police, who made a total of 29 arrests by rushing the crowd and yanking people out forcefully.
A student strike in Greece began following the opening of schools in Greece, leading to the occupation of over 700 schools over 35 cities and towns all across the country to create a national e-learning curriculum instead of teachers and students alike needing to go in person to learn and face infection and possible death.
Greek anarchists dropped banners and spray-painted graffiti across several neighborhoods in Larisa in solidarity with imprisoned comrade Stathopoulos Vangelis, held in pre-trial detention for over 13 months without a shred of evidence to the accusations against him. The risk of COVID-19 contraction has been a common concern in many Greek prisons, with jails seeing a skyrocketing of cases across the country.