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May Day protests during a pandemic

Members of the communist-affiliated trade union PAME practice social distancing during a rally commemorating May Day, in Athens, Greece, May 1, 2020. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Members of the communist-affiliated trade union PAME practice social distancing during a rally commemorating May Day, in Athens, Greece, May 1, 2020. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Members of the communist-affiliated trade union PAME practice social distancing during a rally commemorating May Day, in Athens, Greece, May 1, 2020. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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A riot police throws a tear gas canister during a May Day rally in Valparaiso, Chile. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

A riot police throws a tear gas canister during a May Day rally in Valparaiso, Chile. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

A riot police throws a tear gas canister during a May Day rally in Valparaiso, Chile. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido
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A CNN cameraman is helped by a photographer after being pepper-sprayed in the face by riot police  in Valparaiso, Chile. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

A CNN cameraman is helped by a photographer after being pepper-sprayed in the face by riot police in Valparaiso, Chile. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

A CNN cameraman is helped by a photographer after being pepper-sprayed in the face by riot police in Valparaiso, Chile. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido
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Demonstrators are sprayed by a riot police water cannon in Valparaiso, Chile. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

Demonstrators are sprayed by a riot police water cannon in Valparaiso, Chile. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

Demonstrators are sprayed by a riot police water cannon in Valparaiso, Chile. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido
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A woman sits in her car as she takes part in a May Day Drive-in rally respecting social distance in Horsens, Denmark. Ritzau Scanpix/Ernst van Norde via REUTERS

A woman sits in her car as she takes part in a May Day Drive-in rally respecting social distance in Horsens, Denmark. Ritzau Scanpix/Ernst van Norde via REUTERS

A woman sits in her car as she takes part in a May Day Drive-in rally respecting social distance in Horsens, Denmark. Ritzau Scanpix/Ernst van Norde via REUTERS
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A demonstrator is detained in Santiago, Chile. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A demonstrator is detained in Santiago, Chile. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A demonstrator is detained in Santiago, Chile. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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A protester wearing a protective mask and goggles attends a left-wing May Day demonstration, in Berlin, Germany. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

A protester wearing a protective mask and goggles attends a left-wing May Day demonstration, in Berlin, Germany. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

A protester wearing a protective mask and goggles attends a left-wing May Day demonstration, in Berlin, Germany. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke
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A worker from the textile industry, know as "Maquila", holds a sign reading "yes to the working hours reduction! No to the salary reduction" while others "Maquilas" workers take part in a protest in San Marcos, El Salvador. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

A worker from the textile industry, know as "Maquila", holds a sign reading "yes to the working hours reduction! No to the salary reduction" while others "Maquilas" workers take part in a protest in San Marcos, El Salvador. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

A worker from the textile industry, know as "Maquila", holds a sign reading "yes to the working hours reduction! No to the salary reduction" while others "Maquilas" workers take part in a protest in San Marcos, El Salvador. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas
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A protestor wears a paper bag reading "I am stupid and believe everything!" in Reeperbahn red-light district in Hamburg, Germany. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer

A protestor wears a paper bag reading "I am stupid and believe everything!" in Reeperbahn red-light district in Hamburg, Germany. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer

A protestor wears a paper bag reading "I am stupid and believe everything!" in Reeperbahn red-light district in Hamburg, Germany. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer
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A protestor wearing a mask and a police officer face off in Berlin, Germany. REUTERS/Christian Mang

A protestor wearing a mask and a police officer face off in Berlin, Germany. REUTERS/Christian Mang

A protestor wearing a mask and a police officer face off in Berlin, Germany. REUTERS/Christian Mang
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A mariachi band wears protective face masks as they play music outside New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's New York City office building during May Day protests in Manhattan, New York City. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A mariachi band wears protective face masks as they play music outside New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's New York City office building during May Day protests in Manhattan, New York City. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A mariachi band wears protective face masks as they play music outside New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's New York City office building during May Day protests in Manhattan, New York City. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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A protestor wears a rainbow-coloured balaclava in Berlin, Germany. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

A protestor wears a rainbow-coloured balaclava in Berlin, Germany. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

A protestor wears a rainbow-coloured balaclava in Berlin, Germany. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke
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A nurse wearing a protective face mask holds a cross next to placards that read 'heroes' and pictures of colleagues who died of the coronavirus, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

A nurse wearing a protective face mask holds a cross next to placards that read 'heroes' and pictures of colleagues who died of the coronavirus, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

A nurse wearing a protective face mask holds a cross next to placards that read 'heroes' and pictures of colleagues who died of the coronavirus, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli
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People stand on a balcony and make noise to demand more wage justice in Zurich, Switzerland. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

People stand on a balcony and make noise to demand more wage justice in Zurich, Switzerland. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

People stand on a balcony and make noise to demand more wage justice in Zurich, Switzerland. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
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Demonstrators are detained during a May Day rally in Santiago, Chile. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Demonstrators are detained during a May Day rally in Santiago, Chile. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Demonstrators are detained during a May Day rally in Santiago, Chile. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
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A member of the communist-affiliated trade union PAME wearing gloves raises a carnation in Athens, Greece.   REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A member of the communist-affiliated trade union PAME wearing gloves raises a carnation in Athens, Greece. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A member of the communist-affiliated trade union PAME wearing gloves raises a carnation in Athens, Greece. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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Carnations are seen spread on the ground in front of Turkish police officers as trade union leaders attempt to defy a ban and march on Taksim Square to celebrate May Day in Istanbul, Turkey. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Carnations are seen spread on the ground in front of Turkish police officers as trade union leaders attempt to defy a ban and march on Taksim Square to celebrate May Day in Istanbul, Turkey. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Carnations are seen spread on the ground in front of Turkish police officers as trade union leaders attempt to defy a ban and march on Taksim Square to celebrate May Day in Istanbul, Turkey. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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Nurses wearing protective face masks hold crosses during a symbolic protest and tribute for health workers on Labor Day, in Brasilia, Brazil. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Nurses wearing protective face masks hold crosses during a symbolic protest and tribute for health workers on Labor Day, in Brasilia, Brazil. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino

Nurses wearing protective face masks hold crosses during a symbolic protest and tribute for health workers on Labor Day, in Brasilia, Brazil. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino
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Trade union leaders clash with Turkish riot and plainclothes police officers as they attempt to defy a ban and march on Taksim Square, in Istanbul, Turkey. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Trade union leaders clash with Turkish riot and plainclothes police officers as they attempt to defy a ban and march on Taksim Square, in Istanbul, Turkey. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Trade union leaders clash with Turkish riot and plainclothes police officers as they attempt to defy a ban and march on Taksim Square, in Istanbul, Turkey. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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Norwegian Labor Party leader Jonas Gahr Store stands on stage during a drive-in event marking May Day in Lillestrom, Norway. Terje Bendiksby/NTB Scanpix/via REUTERS

Norwegian Labor Party leader Jonas Gahr Store stands on stage during a drive-in event marking May Day in Lillestrom, Norway. Terje Bendiksby/NTB Scanpix/via REUTERS

Norwegian Labor Party leader Jonas Gahr Store stands on stage during a drive-in event marking May Day in Lillestrom, Norway. Terje Bendiksby/NTB Scanpix/via REUTERS
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Members of the communist-affiliated trade union PAME wear protective masks as they practice social distancing  in Athens, Greece.   REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Members of the communist-affiliated trade union PAME wear protective masks as they practice social distancing in Athens, Greece. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Members of the communist-affiliated trade union PAME wear protective masks as they practice social distancing in Athens, Greece. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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Leftist protesters are detained by police attempting to reach Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Leftist protesters are detained by police attempting to reach Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Leftist protesters are detained by police attempting to reach Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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A man rides a bicycle along empty Red Square near St. Basil's Cathedral in central Moscow, Russia.  
 REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A man rides a bicycle along empty Red Square near St. Basil's Cathedral in central Moscow, Russia. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov

A man rides a bicycle along empty Red Square near St. Basil's Cathedral in central Moscow, Russia. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov
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A medical worker wearing a protective mask raises his fist during a May Day rally in Thessaloniki, Greece. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

A medical worker wearing a protective mask raises his fist during a May Day rally in Thessaloniki, Greece. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

A medical worker wearing a protective mask raises his fist during a May Day rally in Thessaloniki, Greece. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
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People stand on balconies and make noise to demand more wage justice in Zurich, Switzerland. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

People stand on balconies and make noise to demand more wage justice in Zurich, Switzerland. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

People stand on balconies and make noise to demand more wage justice in Zurich, Switzerland. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
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Demonstrators arrange props staged as body bags representing the death and despair in immigrant worker and essential worker communities during May Day protests in Manhattan, New York. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Demonstrators arrange props staged as body bags representing the death and despair in immigrant worker and essential worker communities during May Day protests in Manhattan, New York. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Demonstrators arrange props staged as body bags representing the death and despair in immigrant worker and essential worker communities during May Day protests in Manhattan, New York. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Customers buy some Lily of the Valley flowers, the symbol of Labor Day, from Deschamps flower shop in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Customers buy some Lily of the Valley flowers, the symbol of Labor Day, from Deschamps flower shop in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Customers buy some Lily of the Valley flowers, the symbol of Labor Day, from Deschamps flower shop in Paris. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
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Labor union groups gather for a May Day rally in Taipei, Taiwan. REUTERS/Ann Wang

Labor union groups gather for a May Day rally in Taipei, Taiwan. REUTERS/Ann Wang

Labor union groups gather for a May Day rally in Taipei, Taiwan. REUTERS/Ann Wang
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Police officers wearing face masks gather in Reeperbahn red-light district during a May Day demonstration in Hamburg, Germany. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer

Police officers wearing face masks gather in Reeperbahn red-light district during a May Day demonstration in Hamburg, Germany. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer

Police officers wearing face masks gather in Reeperbahn red-light district during a May Day demonstration in Hamburg, Germany. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer
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Demonstrators wearing protective face masks take part in a driving caravan protest calling for cancelling rent and workers rights during May Day protests in Manhattan, New York. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Demonstrators wearing protective face masks take part in a driving caravan protest calling for cancelling rent and workers rights during May Day protests in Manhattan, New York. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Demonstrators wearing protective face masks take part in a driving caravan protest calling for cancelling rent and workers rights during May Day protests in Manhattan, New York. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Adria Rosenberg holds a sign as she joins her mother during a protest outside an Amazon warehouse, in Staten Island, New York City. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Adria Rosenberg holds a sign as she joins her mother during a protest outside an Amazon warehouse, in Staten Island, New York City. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Adria Rosenberg holds a sign as she joins her mother during a protest outside an Amazon warehouse, in Staten Island, New York City. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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A woman meditates during a demonstration in Berlin, Germany. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

A woman meditates during a demonstration in Berlin, Germany. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

A woman meditates during a demonstration in Berlin, Germany. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke
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A demonstrator attends a protest against the growing economic hardship and to mark Labour Day in Beirut, Lebanon. The word "Revolution" reads on the mask. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir

A demonstrator attends a protest against the growing economic hardship and to mark Labour Day in Beirut, Lebanon. The word "Revolution" reads on the mask. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir

A demonstrator attends a protest against the growing economic hardship and to mark Labour Day in Beirut, Lebanon. The word "Revolution" reads on the mask. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir
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Members of the communist-affiliated trade union PAME practice social distancing during a rally in Athens, Greece. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Members of the communist-affiliated trade union PAME practice social distancing during a rally in Athens, Greece. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Members of the communist-affiliated trade union PAME practice social distancing during a rally in Athens, Greece. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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A man is detained as trade union leaders attempt to defy a ban and march on Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

A man is detained as trade union leaders attempt to defy a ban and march on Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

A man is detained as trade union leaders attempt to defy a ban and march on Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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