Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Senegal after an opposition leader was arrested under accusations of rape said to be politically motivated. Barricades were burned and clashes occurred with police and the military across the country, with at least 1 death occurring after security forces opened fire into a crowd.
Several protesters were killed in Islamabad after Pakistani police opened fire on striking government workers with expired tear gas bought from India. Many died in hospitals after the thousands pouring in caused a critical lack of oxygen and basic first aid for those injured by the expired tear gas which causes much more combustion and harm to the lungs.
Hundreds of protesters gathered at the town hall of the Exarcheia borough of Athens, demanding the halting of the plan to privatize and clear the Strefi hill public space to create a commercial center. Despite a heavy buildup of police forces at the site, no arrests were made and protesters successfully shut down the area.