Friday, May 1, 2015

May Day 2015 in Athens, Istanbul, Jakarta and Seoul

May Day 2015 in Athens, Istanbul, Jakarta and Seoul. 

The first three photos are from the march in Athens courtesy of the Worker's Revolutionary Party (EEK).   The slogans on the various banners of the EEK's contingent were:

No compromise with the troika! Break  with the EU and the capital!  For a United Red Socialist Europe!,  Cancel the debt!, We do not forget the martyrs  of May 2, 2014 in Odessa-Smash fascism!, For workers power in Ukraine!, Our life is not a commodity, Victory to the revolt in Baltimore!, For a Balkan Socialist Federation! 

EEK contingent in May Day rally in Athens, Greece

EEK banner in Athens May Day celebration

May Day in Athens

May Day in Istanbul, Turkey, was marked by a huge police presence

May Day demonstration in Jakarta, Indonesia, featured a march to the Presidential Palace where workers demanded a raise in the minimum wage and improved working conditions.

May Day in Seoul, South Korea,  where workers called for a General Strike if the government pushes through proposed Labor "Reforms"

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