Protesters gathered in the capital of Tigray, Mekelle, to demonstrate against war with Ethiopia and to allow humanitarian organizations to enter conflict zones. The Ethiopian government had issued a surrender ultimatum, but the Tigray People’s Liberation Front seems unlikely to accept it, which would cause further shelling of Mekelle and other major cities, as well as the prospect of a land invasion.
Protesters gathered at the Port of Piraeus in solidarity with the hunger strike of Dimitris Koufontinas, a former member of the 17 November revolutionary urban guerilla, with his demands being an immediate transfer to the Korydallos prison in Athens where he will be able to see visitors and receive better-quality medical care.
Workers from the CMR Falabella bank in Arica went on strike, joining the Paro Nacional currently ongoing in Chile. The reasons for the strike included a salary cut, an increased workload, and a loss of benefits. The strike has gained support among customers due to the transnational nature of the company, which is not approved of in the country.