May Day marked by global workers’ protests

aljazeera.com

Demonstrations are taking place across the world as protesters gather to mark May Day, the traditional date for demanding better workers’ rights.

Protests first began in Asia, with tens of thousands of workers in Jakarta calling for improved conditions and mobilising against government plans to cut fuel subsidies.

Al Jazeera’s Step Vaessen, reporting from Jarakata, said: “Everywhere I look I see demonstrating workers; this is the biggest rally I’ve seen here.

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