May Day rallies sweep the globe

May Day in Cuba
May Day in Cuba

Hundreds of thousands of people from across the world joined May Day rallies on May 1 to protest against the erosion of workers’ rights, TeleSUR English reported that day.

May Day in Haiti

More than 80 countries took part in the rallies, held in honour of International Workers’ Day, demanding an end to systemic injustice and authoritarian rule. 

May Day in Haiti

In many places, heavily-armed riot police were called in to control the mass protests, which united demonstrators from Pakistan to Chile in shared indignation.

May Day in Pakistan
May Day in Turkey

[Abridged from TeleSUR English.]