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.
Hundreds of Yellow Vests gathered in what would be dubbed as ‘Rainbow Bloc’ at the Council of State in solidarity with protesters arrested during the March of Liberties demonstration against the global security law in the previous week. Protesters were blocked from leaving the area by CRS riot police before being allowed through to the l’Amiral de Coligny street. The police then kettled the crowd for 40 minutes, causing many complaints before slowly letting protesters disperse.
Dozens of protesters clashed with police in the Bonilla neighborhood of Antofagasta, demanding justice for a murdered street juggler in Panguipulli. Tear gas was deployed by Carabineros, Chilean law enforcement, which seeped into the homes of civilians. 3 protesters were arrested by the end of confrontations.
Dozens of protesters in Portland gathered at the Portland Police Association building in the city’s north, torching part of the building and burning the door. After riot police arrived on the scene, failing to make any arrests, demonstrators traveled to the ICE facility, also setting fires at the site before dispersing.