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Police arrest demonstrators taking part in an anti-capitalist march in the East Village during May Day protests in Manhattan. May 1st is International Worker's Day which celebrates the international labour movement. (May 01, 2013). Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Many demonstrators gathered around the world, including New York City, to plead the case of workers, unions and other causes during annual May Day rallies. (May 1, 2013)

Police officers work to restrain a protester during
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Police officers work to restrain a protester during May Day rallies in Manhattan. (May 1, 2013)

May Day protesters walk past police officers during
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May Day protesters walk past police officers during a march in Manhattan. (May 1, 2013)

A man is arrested by police during a
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A man is arrested by police during a May Day march in Manhattan. (May 1, 2013)

A man is restrained and handcuffed by police
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A man is restrained and handcuffed by police during a May Day march in Manhattan. (May 1, 2013)

May Day protesters march in Manhattan. (May 1,
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May Day protesters march in Manhattan. (May 1, 2013)

May Day protesters are followed by police officers
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May Day protesters are followed by police officers on scooters while marching in Manhattan. (May 1, 2013)

A man yells after being handcuffed by police
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A man yells after being handcuffed by police during a May Day march in Manhattan. (May 1, 2013)

Police arrest demonstrators taking part in an anti-capitalist
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Police arrest demonstrators taking part in an anti-capitalist march in the East Village during May Day protests in Manhattan. May 1st is International Worker's Day which celebrates the international labour movement. (May 01, 2013).

Police arrest demonstrators taking part in an anti-capitalism
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Police arrest demonstrators taking part in an anti-capitalism march in the East Village during May Day protests in Manhattan. (May 1, 2013)

Police arrest demonstrators taking part in an anti-capitalist
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Police arrest demonstrators taking part in an anti-capitalist march in the East Village during May Day protests in Manhattan. May 1st is International Worker's Day which celebrates the international labour movement. (May 01, 2013).

Police arrest demonstrators taking part in an anti-capitalist
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Police arrest demonstrators taking part in an anti-capitalist march in the East Village during May Day protests in Manhattan. May 1st is International Worker's Day which celebrates the international labour movement. (May 01, 2013).

Police arrest demonstrators taking part in an anti-capitalist
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Police arrest demonstrators taking part in an anti-capitalist march in the East Village during May Day protests in Manhattan. May 1st is International Worker's Day which celebrates the international labour movement. (May 01, 2013).

Police arrest demonstrators taking part in an anti-capitalist
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Police arrest demonstrators taking part in an anti-capitalist march in the East Village during May Day protests in Manhattan. May 1st is International Worker's Day which celebrates the international labour movement. (May 01, 2013).

Police arrest demonstrators taking part in an anti-capitalist
Photo Credit: Charles Eckert

Police arrest demonstrators taking part in an anti-capitalist march in the East Village during May Day protests in Manhattan. May 1st is International Worker's Day which celebrates the international labour movement. (May 01, 2013).

People march for immigrant workers rights as part
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People march for immigrant workers rights as part of May Day rallies in Manhattan. (May 1, 2013)

People gather and perform during a march for
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People gather and perform during a march for immigrant worker rights as part of May Day rallies in Manhattan. (May 1, 2013)

A person performs during a march for immigrant
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A person performs during a march for immigrant worker rights as part of May Day rallies in Manhattan. (May 1, 2013)

People take part in the traditional May Day
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People take part in the traditional May Day rally in Santiago, Chile.(May 1, 2013)

People take part in the traditional May Day
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People take part in the traditional May Day rally in Santiago, Chile. (May 1, 2013)

People take cover from the spray of a
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People take cover from the spray of a police water cannon after clashes broke out between protesters and security forces at the annual May Day march in Santiago, Chile. (May 1, 2013)

A petrol bomb flames at the feet of
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A petrol bomb flames at the feet of police during clashes between protesters and police during the annual May Day march in Santiago, Chile. (May 1, 2013)

People take part in a May Day demonstration
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People take part in a May Day demonstration in central Athens. (May 1, 2013)

Members of the pro-government Belarusian Republican Youth Union
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Members of the pro-government Belarusian Republican Youth Union (BRSM) attend an official May Day rally in Minsk. (May 1, 2013)

A woman holding red carnations shouts slogans during
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A woman holding red carnations shouts slogans during a May Day workers demonstration in Porto, Portugal. (May 1, 2013)

People shout slogans during the May Day workers
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People shout slogans during the May Day workers march in Lisbon. (May 1, 2013)

Demonstrators take part a Labour Day march against
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Demonstrators take part a Labour Day march against the Spanish government's austerity policies in the centre of Barcelona in Manhattan. (May 1, 2013)

Demonstrators burn tyres near a cement truck during
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Demonstrators burn tyres near a cement truck during a May Day rally outside the local parliament of Makassar city in Manhattan. (May 1, 2013)

Members of various labour unions take part in
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Members of various labour unions take part in the traditional May Day rally in Manhattan. (May 1, 2013)

Left-wing protesters march in the annual “Revolutionaerer 1.
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Left-wing protesters march in the annual “Revolutionaerer 1. Mai” (Revolutionary May 1st) demonstration in Kreuzberg district on May Dayin Berlin. (May 1, 2013)

Black-clad protesters march in the annual “Revolutionaerer 1.
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Black-clad protesters march in the annual “Revolutionaerer 1. Mai” (Revolutionary May 1st) demonstration in Kreuzberg district on May Day in Manhattan. (May 1, 2013)

Local residents watch as left-wing protesters march in
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Local residents watch as left-wing protesters march in the annual “Revolutionaerer 1. Mai” (Revolutionary May 1st) demonstration in Kreuzberg district in Berlin. (May 1, 2013)

Members of various labour unions take part in
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Members of various labour unions take part in the traditional May Day rally in Manhattan. (May 1, 2013)

People walk and perform during a march for
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People walk and perform during a march for immigrant worker rights as part of May Day rallies in Manhattan. (May 1, 2013)

People rally on the steps of the Statehouse
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People rally on the steps of the Statehouse for a traditional May Day rally to celebrate organized labor in Montpelier, Vt. (May 1, 2013)

A Cuban soldier of the Revolutionary Armed Forces
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A Cuban soldier of the Revolutionary Armed Forces (FAR) shows a poster with portraits of Venezuelan late president Hugo Chavez (L), former Cuban president Fidel Castro (C) and Bolivian president Evo Morales during May Day celebrations at Revolution Square in Havana. (May 1, 2013)

Left-wing protesters carry a giant puppet as they
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Left-wing protesters carry a giant puppet as they march in the annual “Revolutionaerer 1. Mai” (Revolutionary May 1st) demonstration on May Day in Berlin. (May 1, 2013)

Left-wing protesters carry a giant puppet as they
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Left-wing protesters carry a giant puppet as they march in the annual “Revolutionaerer 1. Mai” (Revolutionary May 1st) demonstration on May Day in Berlin. (May 1, 2013)

Demonstrators clash with the police during a march
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Demonstrators clash with the police during a march held in the framework in Santiago, Chile. (May 1, 2013)

Worker Pilar Henriquez (R) watches from a storefront
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Worker Pilar Henriquez (R) watches from a storefront during a march for immigrant worker rights as part of May Day rallies in Manhattan. (May 1, 2013)

People take part in a march as part
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People take part in a march as part of the annual May Day workers' events in Paris. (May 1, 2013)

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