The Confederation of Revolutionary Worker’s Unions took to the streets after the firing of 17 transit workers for being union members. The progressive AKP party condemned the firing and stated their support for the union’s protest and the fired workers.
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Black Lives Matter Protest in Detroit
A demonstration took place in Detroit against the city’s police and its brutality towards civilians, advocating for the defunding and eventual abolition of the Detroit police department. No major assaults were made by police officers, and the protest generally managed to avoid any altercations.
Dozens of New Yorkers gathered outside the home of a landlord in Maspeth, who illegally evicted an activist from her apartment last week while a moratorium was in effect. Demonstrators stated that they would come back every day, until the tenant was returned to her apartment.
A pan-ideological coalition of protesters in Patras marched in solidarity with the Koufontinas hunger strike, demanding the immediate satisfaction of the hunger striker’s request to be returned to his old cell at the Korydallos prison in Athens.
Around 150-200 protesters in Philadelphia took to the streets to demand justice for Daunte Wright, an unarmed black man murdered by police in Brooklyn Center, Minneapolis. Demonstrators blocked traffic and moved through the city center before dispersing without arrests made.