May Day Rallies Sweep Across the Globe

IN PICTURES: Mass protests were held worldwide in honor of International Workers’ Day.

A woman chants slogans as people march with flags during a May Day rally in Istanbul, Turkey, May 1, 2017.
A woman chants slogans as people march with flags during a May Day rally in Istanbul, Turkey, May 1, 2017.Photo:Reuters

Venezuelans convene in Caracas for May Day on May 1, 2017.
Venezuelans convene in Caracas for May Day on May 1, 2017.Photo:teleSUR
German riot police detains a demonstrator during a demonstration of leftists at May Day demonstrations in Berlin, Kreuzberg dirstict, Germany, May 1, 2017.
German riot police detains a demonstrator during a demonstration of leftists at May Day demonstrations in Berlin, Kreuzberg dirstict, Germany, May 1, 2017.Photo:Reuters
A woman stands dressed as the Statue of Liberty during a May Day protest in New York, U.S. May 1, 2017.
A woman stands dressed as the Statue of Liberty during a May Day protest in New York, U.S. May 1, 2017.Photo:Reuters
A retailer of second hand clothes attends a rally during May Day celebrations in La Paz, Bolivia May 1, 2017. The banner reads "If I advance, follow me, if I stop, kill me".
A retailer of second hand clothes attends a rally during May Day celebrations in La Paz, Bolivia May 1, 2017. The banner reads “If I advance, follow me, if I stop, kill me”.Photo:Reuters
Labourers and political workers take part in a rally demanding reasonable wages and workers
Labourers and political workers take part in a rally demanding reasonable wages and workers’ safety, on International Labor Day in Peshawar, Pakistan May 1, 2017.Photo:Reuters
A demonstrator throws a stone toward riot police vehicle during a rally marking May Day in Santiago, Chile May 1, 2017
A demonstrator throws a stone toward riot police vehicle during a rally marking May Day in Santiago, Chile May 1, 2017Photo:Reuters
People attend a pro-European Union rally called by the opposition group "Momentum" in Budapest, Hungary, May 1, 2017
People attend a pro-European Union rally called by the opposition group “Momentum” in Budapest, Hungary, May 1, 2017. Photo:Reuters
Haitians chant slogans as a police line blocks a street during a march asking for better labour conditions on May Day in Port-au-Prince, Haiti May 1, 2017.
Haitians chant slogans as a police line blocks a street during a march asking for better labour conditions on May Day in Port-au-Prince, Haiti May 1, 2017.Photo:Reuters
Tear gas floats in the air as demonstrators walk behind a banner which reads, "Populist Self-Defence" during clashes at the traditional May Day labour union march in Paris, France, May 1, 2017.
Tear gas floats in the air as demonstrators walk behind a banner which reads, “Populist Self-Defence” during clashes at the traditional May Day labour union march in Paris, France, May 1, 2017.Photo:Reuters
Cuban workers march in Havana
Cuban workers march in Havana’s May Day May 1, 2017.Photo:Reuters
Trade unionists take part in a demonstration against Brazil
Trade unionists take part in a demonstration against Brazil’s President Michel Temer on International Labour Day in Sao Paulo, Brazil May 1, 2017. The banners read “Temer Out! Not one right less”. Photo:Reuters
A man holds a sign reading "To resist" during a demonstration against Brazil
A man holds a sign reading “To resist” during a demonstration against Brazil’s President Michel Temer during International Labour Day in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil May 1, 2017. Photo:Reuters
A man sits on the ground as German riot police stands guard during May Day demonstrations in Hamburg, Germany, May 1, 2017.
A man sits on the ground as German riot police stands guard during May Day demonstrations in Hamburg, Germany, May 1, 2017.Photo:Reuters
People attend a pro-European Union rally called by the opposition group "Momentum" in Budapest, Hungary, May 1, 2017.
People attend a pro-European Union rally called by the opposition group “Momentum” in Budapest, Hungary, May 1, 2017.Photo:Reuters
An activist burns a pinata with a picture of U.S. President Donald Trump during a demonstration on International Labor Day in Mexico City, Mexico May 1, 2017.
An activist burns a pinata with a picture of U.S. President Donald Trump during a demonstration on International Labor Day in Mexico City, Mexico May 1, 2017.Photo:Reuters
Sex workers wearing masks take part in a demonstration on International Labor Day in Mexico City, Mexico May 1, 2017. The placard reads "Sex work is a decent job".
Sex workers wearing masks take part in a demonstration on International Labor Day in Mexico City, Mexico May 1, 2017. The placard reads “Sex work is a decent job”.Photo:Reuters

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