Skip to comments.May Day 2018 sees workers rally for rights around the world
Posted on 05/01/2018 9:00:15 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
MOSCOW -- Workers and activists marked May Day on Tuesday with rallies to demand their governments address labor issues. International Workers' Day is a public holiday in many countries, though activities are restricted in some places, sometimes leading to confrontations.
A look at some of the events around the world:
More than 100,000 people came out on the streets on Moscow to march in the traditional May Day parade.
Police in Istanbul detained more than a dozen demonstrators who tried to march toward Istanbul's symbolic main square in defiance of a ban.
Thousands of Greeks are marching through central Athens in at least three separate May Day demonstrations.
More than 70 cities across Spain have held May Day marches calling for gender equality, higher salaries and pensions now that the country's economy is back on track.
Thousands of labor union members rallied in downtown Seoul for a higher minimum wage and other demands.
About 10,000 workers from various labor groups rallied near the presidential palace in Jakarta to voice their demands.
About 2,000 garment workers gathered at a park in Cambodia's capital, Phnom Penh, for a rally organized by a garment union coalition.
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