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Tag: May Day

France’s Macron under fire after aide caught beating protester

A video from a May Day rally this year, released by Le Monde newspaper on Wednesday, showed a man wearing a police helmet and identification tag dragging a woman away and then beating a demonstrator.

US May Day marchers denounce Trump immigration policies

Organized labor activists led May Day rallies in several U.S. cities on Tuesday, though in smaller numbers than last year, decrying President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown as an assault on vulnerable workers in some of America's lowest-paying jobs.

GE14 polling on May Day?

Political analysts predict polling date to fall anytime between April 29 and May 1 as it's usually held about 25 days after the dissolution of Parliament.

The progress of Malaysian activism

Awareness of political and related issues among Malaysian youth is at an all-time high.

May Day: Terima kasih kaum pekerja!

Tuntutan kaum buruh telah ditolak oleh pemerintah sehingga 1972 apabila Timbalan Perdana Menteri, Tun Dr Ismail Abdul Rahman mengumumkan 1 Mei akan menjadi hari cuti umum.

PSM: Malaysians freer to assemble now

Michael Jeyakumar notes that police showed more restraint at this year's May Day rally than they would have 20 years ago.