Thousands of protesters in Athens returned to the streets for a second consecutive day in solidarity with the Koufontinas hunger strike. Demonstrators first routed police out of Syntagma Square, then gathering in front of Parliament and marching down to Omonia Square before dispersing for the night.
Dozens of servers, baristas, and other service workers blocked Highway 85 in Bogota to demand subsidies for their new unemployment from the Colombian government, requesting negotiations with the government for either a reopening of such spaces or a stimulus to keep workers on their feet. ESMAD (riot police units) attacked the demonstrators, beating several of them and deploying tear gas.
Members of the Squatted Community of Prosfygika protested in solidarity with Abdullah Öcalan, imprisoned leader of the insurgent Kurdistan Workers’ Party in Turkey. Demonstrators demanded the end of isolated imprisonment for the rebel leader, who has not been allowed to have visitors during an extended period of his sentence.