Hundreds of Chilean protesters in Antofagasta clashed heavily with Carabineros, with multiple notable confrontations occurring including one 13-year-old arrested under the charge of rioting. Fires were set across the central roads and several injuries occurred to tear gas and pepper spray.
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Workers in the Tolpán Wind Farm (Parque Eolico Tolpán), of the Acciona enterprise, near Concepción, went on strike for better working conditions and demanding more frequent paychecks. They set up barricades on the road, joining the general strike that began in the country.
Around 60 protesters gathered in Patras in solidarity with Dimitris Koufontinas on his 33rd day of hunger striking since the 8th of January, with the former 17N member demanding his transfer to the Korydallos prison in Athens which would let him see visitors and get better medical care.