Police in Athens brutally assaulted protesters gathering for a demonstration in solidarity with Dimitris Koufontinas, a former member of 17N who entered a hunger strike to demand his transfer to the Korydallos prison for better medical care and visitors. Tear gas was deployed and arrests were made after only 15 minutes of the crowd beginning to assemble.
Thousands of students in Thessaloniki returned to the streets for a demonstration demanding the repeal of a law passed by the Greek Ministry of Education which would allow police to re-enter university campuses for the first extended period since the fall of the military dictatorship in 1973-1974 following a disastrous war and a student uprising.
Hundreds of protesters across Santiago took to the streets in a day of mobilization in solidarity with prisoners of the uprising in Chile. Demonstrators demanded their immediate release and a general pardon for all convictions made related to the 18th of October Uprising, burning barricades, and clashing with police at various points across the Chilean capital city.
After the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a justice on the American Supreme Court, President Trump has made moved to confirm Amy Coney Barrett as a replacement for her. Protesters gathered outside of the Supreme Court building to protest ACB’s nomination for the Supreme Court, stating that the winner of the election should have the right to fill the seat.