Thousands of protesters in Bristol clashed with police during a Kill the Bill demonstration in opposition to the restriction of the right to protest and the increase of police powers in Great Britain. Several police vehicles were torched, the police station’s windows were smashed, and fireworks were shot at the scene.
Dozens of protesters gathered at Georgiou Square in Patras in solidarity with the 17 November member Dimitris Koufontinas, who entered a hunger strike on the 8th of January to demand his transfer to the Korydallos prison in Athens, which would enable him to see visitors and receive adequate medical care.
Police in Greece attacked students occupying the Rector’s Office at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, demanding the repeal of the law allowing police on university campuses. Dozens of brutal arrests were made, in response to which hundreds of demonstrators marched to the rectorate and then to the Thessaloniki Police Headquarters where the arrested students were being held.