Thousands of protesters marched in Athens in solidarity with the Koufontinas hunger strike, demanding the immediate satisfaction of his request to be returned to the Korydallos prison. Despite an attempt by police to stop demonstrators from gathering at Syntagma Square, their lines were broken and a retreat was forced as demonstrators began to march again to Omonia.
Thousands of Peruvian farmers returned to blockade the Panamerican highway, the most important transport of goods and trade across the country. Agricultural workers made the decision to renew the protest following the failure of Congress to reach an agreement to reform the sector and address concerns over insufficient pay.
Thousands of protesters in Paris marched against reform of unemployment insurance, mass layoffs in the public sector, and job insecurity in France. Many massive trade unions participated in the demonstration, as did smaller organizations, demanding an immediate change in policy passed by neoliberal president Emmanuel Macron.
The Golden Dawn, a Greek neo-Nazi organization and former party, was on trial on the 7th of October for several terror attacks against antifascists. Clashes occurred between police and protesters, with police eventually being pushed back from their zone of attack by several hundred anarchists. The largest rally had an attendance of over 50,000 people in front of Parliament.