Thousands of protesters in Thessaloniki marched after brutal police repression against a student occupation of the Aristotle University rector’s office, with 31 arrests being made and dozens of officers in riot gear blocking anyone from entering that area of the campus. As demonstrators pushed towards the courts, police released the 31 students to meet the elated crowd, singing chants against law enforcement.
Hundreds of protesters gathered in the Bonilla district Antofagasta to protest for the resignation of Chilean President Sebastian Piñera and amnesty for all political prisoners of the 18th of October Uprising. Police responded with heavy-handed repression, using chemically-tainted water cannons against demonstrators and firing tear gas and rubber bullets towards the crowd.
Hundreds of protesters gathered at the SERVEL (Electoral Service Office of Chile) in Santiago to demand the end of the revived TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership), release of all political prisoners, and demanding that independent candidates with no party affiliation be the makers of the new Constitution of Chile. Confrontations occurred between demonstrators and a conservative politician, who unsuccessfully tried to drive through the crowd.