Hundreds of protesters marched on the house of LA Mayor Eric Garcetti on Day 20 of demonstrations demanding he rejects a position of Secretary of Transportation and a week after the LAPD attacked protesters during Day 13 and arrested several people.
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150 protesters in Chania gathered to oppose the new educational bill proposed by the Greek government, which would bring 1,000 police officers from a new agency onto campus to “end lawlessness and anarchy” in universities.
Police arrested 9 indigenous Otomi occupiers of the National Institute of Indigenous Peoples, shortly after the government agreed to take down 3 properties for a community housing project. The Zapatista-aligned indigenous community expressed that the occupation would continue to occur until the dropping of all charges and release of all detained Otomi.
65 anarchists in Athens were arrested at a protest inside the Ministry of Health in solidarity with Dimitris Koufontinas, who entered a hunger strike on the 8th of January to demand his transfer to the Korydallos Prison in Athens, where he could receive better medical care and access to visitors. Demonstrators called for his demands to be accepted rather than inducing the torture of force-feeding Koufontinas.
Black Bloc March in Seattle
A 50-strong black bloc in Seattle took to the streets to protest police brutality in the city. It was noted for its uniqueness due to the fact that it remained nonviolent, therefore wasting the resources of the dozen police that trailed them, leading to many recognizing it as a success.