Police in Athens attacked over 100 protesters at the Omonia Metro protesting in solidarity with the Dimitris Koufontinas hunger strike, using batons indiscriminately and forcing them back into the metro that most of them used to flee the scene. Demonstrators promptly regrouped at the Syggrou intersection, setting fires and clashing with police.
Around 1,500 protesters took to the streets of El Salvador’s capital, against president Nayib Bukele and his policies of militarization, constitutional violations, and adopting Bitcoin as a national currency. Police blocked off the path to the Legislative Assembly, causing confrontations but no clashes or arrests occurred.
Over 3000 protesters marched in Zaragoza to demand the release of Pablo Hasel, a left-wing Catalan rapper imprisoned for insulting the Spanish monarchy. Demonstrators chanted slogans against the Bourbon royal family and police repression, demanding a major overhaul in laws pertaining to freedom of expression.