May Day Marches Across the World

May 01, 2014, 13:48 PM IST
Indonesian workers shout slogans during a May Day rally in Jakarta, Indonesia.
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Indonesian workers shout slogans during a May Day rally in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Workers shout slogans as they march towards the Presidential Palace to mark the Labor Day celebrations, in Manila, Philippines.
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Workers shout slogans as they march towards the Presidential Palace to mark the Labor Day celebrations, in Manila, Philippines.

Cambodia`s factory workers and members of the country`s main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party, cheer as opposition leader Sam Rainsy arrived at a street near Freedom Park in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
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Cambodia`s factory workers and members of the country`s main opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party, cheer as opposition leader Sam Rainsy arrived at a street near Freedom Park in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

People holding Russian flags and posters march during the May Day celebration at the Red Square in Moscow, Russia.
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People holding Russian flags and posters march during the May Day celebration at the Red Square in Moscow, Russia.

A masked dancer somersaults as he performs during a May Day rally in Jakarta, Indonesia.
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A masked dancer somersaults as he performs during a May Day rally in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Members of Russian Trade Unions sing as they march during the May Day celebration at the Red Square in Moscow, Russia.
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Members of Russian Trade Unions sing as they march during the May Day celebration at the Red Square in Moscow, Russia.

Bangladeshi garment workers and activists shout slogans demanding punishment for owners of garment factories that have had accidents in the past, compensation for victims and ensuring work place safety during a May Day rally in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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Bangladeshi garment workers and activists shout slogans demanding punishment for owners of garment factories that have had accidents in the past, compensation for victims and ensuring work place safety during a May Day rally in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Supporters of the Iraqi Communist Party take part in a May Day celebration in Baghdad, Iraq.
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Supporters of the Iraqi Communist Party take part in a May Day celebration in Baghdad, Iraq.

Domestic helpers and their supporters wear masks featuring the picture of Indonesian maid Erwiana Sulistyaningsih, who was allegedly brutally tortured by her employers, during a march to mark the May Day in Hong Kong.
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Domestic helpers and their supporters wear masks featuring the picture of Indonesian maid Erwiana Sulistyaningsih, who was allegedly brutally tortured by her employers, during a march to mark the May Day in Hong Kong.

Labor rights activists shout slogans during a rally on international Labor Day in Taipei, Taiwan.
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Labor rights activists shout slogans during a rally on international Labor Day in Taipei, Taiwan.

WWII veterans take part in the May Day march in Simferopol, Crimean capital.
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WWII veterans take part in the May Day march in Simferopol, Crimean capital.

Supporters of the Lebanese Communist Party dance as they hold Lebanese and Communist Party flags during a demonstration to mark Labor Day in Beirut, Lebanon.
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Supporters of the Lebanese Communist Party dance as they hold Lebanese and Communist Party flags during a demonstration to mark Labor Day in Beirut, Lebanon.

Palestinian labors hold loaves of bread while chanting slogans during a march for the International Labor Day at the Palestine square in Gaza City, northern Gaza Strip.
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Palestinian labors hold loaves of bread while chanting slogans during a march for the International Labor Day at the Palestine square in Gaza City, northern Gaza Strip.

Workers from the militant labor organization Kliusang Mayo Uno (May 1st Movement) burn an effigy of Philippine President Benigno Aquino III to mark Labor Day celebrations, near the Presidential Palace in Manila.
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Workers from the militant labor organization Kliusang Mayo Uno (May 1st Movement) burn an effigy of Philippine President Benigno Aquino III to mark Labor Day celebrations, near the Presidential Palace in Manila.