The first day after the publication of early results for the presidential election, Guineans took to the streets and clashed with police, who used live ammunition. Dozens of injuries occurred, but no protesters are insofar recorded to have been killed.
Students gathered in Santiago to protest the transition test of Chilean Universities, which they say actively undermines many students in poverty. Barricades were first placed at the Alameda intersection with Los Héroes before protesters gathered at the Ministry of Education. Police responded with extreme force, attacking protesters and press, including the cameraman live on scene for CNN Chile.
Dozens of protesters were attacked by police in Patras during a demonstration in solidarity with Dimitris Koufontina, an incarcerated former member of the November 17 revolutionary group. He entered a hunger strike on January 8th demanding a transfer to a lower-security Athenian prison, with pan-Hellenic protests organized across the country to support his demands.