May Day has been used by various anarchist, socialist, and communist groups to stage violent ‘protests’.
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May Day is a national holiday in Europe for the celebration of the return of spring so a lot of people have a day off work.
French police were pelted with Molotov cocktails and fireworks as hundreds of anti-Marine Le Pen activists hijacked the annual May Day march on Monday.
Officers were pictured on fire while demonstrators were hit with tear gas and charged with batons as scenes turned ugly ahead of a speech by Le Pen and her presidential opponent Emmanuel Macron.
Meanwhile dozens of anti-Erdogan marchers were detained in Turkey after they tried to walk to Taksim Square, an iconic protest space that had been declared off-limits by police.
Ugly clashes between protesters and police were also photographed in the US, Italy, Indonesia and the Philippines. DailyMail
Portland where the 10th annual Rose Festival parade was canceled after Antifa threatened violence against Republican participants.
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