Protesters in Quito demonstrated against a deal between the government and the IMF, in which the Ecuador would earn a $6.5 billion credit, and to make sure it would be payed back, the sales tax would be increased from 12 to 15%. This sparked rioting in the capital, with police unable to suppress the tens of thousands who took to the streets.
Dozens of protesters gathered in the Athens neighborhood of Petralona in remembrance of Shehzad Luqman, a migrant worker from Pakistan who was stabbed to death in 2013 on his way to work by 2 supporters of the Greek neo-Nazi party Golden Dawn. Despite police harassing the protesters, the march went forward and no arrests were made.
Dozens of protesters marched in Elizabeth City for a 5th day following the police murder of Andrew Brown, who was shot in the head by police with assault rifles near his home. Demonstrators blocked roads and moved through wealthy neighborhoods to continue to try to place pressure on the city government to release the body cameras.