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PHOTO GALLERY: Worldwide rallies on May Day




Members of the Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT) hold flares and wave flags during a rally to mark International Workers' Day, or Labour Day, in Tunis, Tunisia May 1, 2017. (Reuters)

Indonesian workers shout slogans during a May Day rally in Jakarta, Indonesia, May 1, 2017. (Reuters)

Workers from the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) chant slogans during a May Day rally in Seoul, South Korea May 1, 2017. (Reuters)

A police officer walks beside a group of Indonesian workers marching to mark May Day in Jakarta, Indonesia, May 1, 2017. (Reuters)

Thousands of workers rallied in North Korea to demand better working conditions and urge companies to stop using temporary employees. (AP)

Thousands of protesters from various labor groups marked Labor Day, or May Day as it is observed elsewhere in the world with demands for better conditions for workers. (AP)

Iraqi supporters of the Communist Party take part in a rally to mark International Workers' Day in Baghdad on May 1, 2017. (AFP)

Police in Istanbul detained more than 70 people who tried to march to iconic Taksim Square in defiance of a ban on holding May Day events there. (AP)

Indian workers and members of various trade unions dressed in red take part in a rally on the occasion of International Workers' Day in Bangalore on May 1, 2017. (AFP)

Workers and activists in Istanbul marked May Day with defiant rallies and marches for better pay and working conditions Monday. (AP)

Kenyan workers march during the Labour Day Celebration Parade at Uhuru Park, Nairobi, Kenya, Monday, May 1, 2017. Large crowds gathered at Uhuru Park to watch the parade marking International Labour Day. (AP)

Members of the Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT) hold signs and wave flags during a rally to mark International Workers' Day, or Labour Day, in Tunis, Tunisia May 1,2017 (Reuters)