Dozens of protesters gathered in Athens for a demonstration in solidarity with Dimitris Koufontinas, a former 17N member who went on hunger strike starting the 8th of January to demand his transfer to the Korydallos prison in Athens. Police brutally attacked the protest, pepper-spraying participants point-blank, cornering and beating them.
Police in Greece attacked students occupying the Rector’s Office at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, demanding the repeal of the law allowing police on university campuses. Dozens of brutal arrests were made, in response to which hundreds of demonstrators marched to the rectorate and then to the Thessaloniki Police Headquarters where the arrested students were being held.
Dozens of protesters took to the streets of the Chilean town of Melipilla in condemnation of the police murder of a street artist in Panguipulli for the offense of failing to provide his ID on time. Demonstrators marched through the city and burned barricades on the commune’s entrance to disrupt activity in the area.