2500 protesters marched in Patras against the reintroduction of police to universities in a bill proposed by Greek Minister of Education Niki Kerameos, demanding the retraction of the law put forward by the leading conservative New Democracy Party.
Dozens of protesters in Tripoli returned to the streets to demand an increase in living conditions amid a 24-hour lockdown & work stoppage imposed by the Lebanese government. Protesters first gathered at the municipality of Tripoli in the morning, meeting a huge military buildup at al-Nour Square, before later dispersing until nightfall where dozens more gathered at the Ministry of Social Affairs. Demonstrators then marched back to the city’s Hezbollah headquarters and al-Nour Square, before the Lebanese army then clashed with youth in a suburb of the city, where demonstrations ended for the night.
Greek communists and anarchists in Athens tagged graffiti and dropped banners across the city in solidarity with Aytaç Ünsal, a Turkish lawyer arrested for connections to the Revolutionary People’s Liberation Party/Front (DHKP-C), a Marxist-Leninist insurgent organization. He was recently released from a 13-year sentence after going on a death fast for 213 days, a week after his colleague Ebru Timtik died after 238 days.