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Photos: Philippine activists, workers defy authorities, stage Labor Day demonstrations

Protesters defied strict quarantine measures that prohibit mass gatherings and held demonstrations in Manila on Labor Day on May 1

Protesters defied strict quarantine measures that prohibit mass gatherings and held demonstrations in the Philippine capital to mark International Labor Day on May 1.

Hundreds of workers and activists gathered in several areas in Manila and Quezon City to voice their demands to the government, including a stop to red-tagging, subsidies for those affected by the pandemic, and higher wages.

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