A refugee camp on the island of Moria in Greece was torched, it seems, by arsonists who are suspected of being loyalists to the now-dissipated Golden Dawn, a neofascist/Metaxist party in Greece whose leadership was arrested after committing dozens of illegal acts. 12,000 people lived inside the overcrowded camp, and hundreds had already tested positive for coronavirus.
Clashes began to occur across Greater Tunis and other cities as a result of a new lockdown without any sort of stimulus for the people of Tunisia. Dozens of people gathered in separate areas of popular neighborhoods, such as Hay Ettadhamon, Kabaria, Sidi Hassin, Hammam-Lif, Kalaa Kobra, Manzel Bourguiba, Siliana, and many more.
Demonstrations across Indonesia continue to rock the country as Parliament refuses to revoke the Omnibus Law, a much-criticized bill that passes neoliberal reforms including deregulation and cutting workers’ rights. Over 800 arrests were made up to the 11th of October, although protests continue across the country.
Tens of thousands of women took to the streets of Santiago on International Women’s Day, protesting against government incompetence in curbing a rise in femicides as well as to demand safe and free abortions in Chile. Police attacked the demonstrators with tear gas and water cannons, who fought back with barricades and rocks.