Hundreds of protesters gathered at the funeral of Haykel Rachdi to demand justice for the young activist who died after being shot in the head by a tear gas canister by police in the Kasserine Province city of Sbeitla. Police tear-gassed the funeral and made several arrests of women, children, and young men.
Dozens of protesters in Antofagasta took to the streets on the anniversary of the formation of the Carabineros, the national police organization of Chile. Demonstrators called for the agency’s immediate dissolution, burning barricades and clashing with Carabineros who arrived to suppress the protest.
Dozens of protesters in Xanthi marched against a law passed by the Greek parliament recently reintroducing police back to universities for the first time since 1975, which had catastrophic effects after 31 people were arrested by riot police at the occupation of the rector’s office at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.