Many people arrested in May Day protests in Philippines


Members of a youth group in Star Wars costumes entertain locals along a road in Malabon, Metro Manila, Philippines, on May 1. The youth group walks along streets to give residents some form of entertainment as they endure the continued community quarantine and to remind them to stay at home to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. - AP

MANILA: More than 50 labour and human rights activists were arrested in the Philippines on Friday as they marked Labour Day with street demonstrations, said officials on Saturday (May 2).

The protests were smaller in size than other years due to a ban on mass gatherings during the Covid-19 (coronavirus) lockdown.

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