May Day protests

The Demonstrations in Hong Kong Gathered Together over 288,000 People

A mass demonstration in Hong Kong's suburb, Yen Long, gathered 288,000 people, according to organizers of the protest quoted by the TASS.

Earlier, police used tear gas to disperse demonstrators. Some radical actors were throwing bricks and other items into the police. According to reports, several people have been injured in the clashes. For detainees there is still no mention.

Bus services to be disrupted on May 30, 31

Bus services in Athens will be disrupted on Wednesday, May 30, followed by an all-day work stoppage on May 31 as workers announced on Wednesday they will join the 24-hour strike called by the public sector union, ADEDY, and the General Confederation of Greek Labor (GSEE).

More specifically, buses will run from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Wednesday.

Rally called for Tuesday against civil service evaluation

The civil servants' union (ADEDY) is to hold a protest rally from 1 p.m. on Tuesday in Klafthmonos Square, central Athens, to protest a scheme for the evaluation of Greek civil servants.

In a statement on Friday, ADEDY described the scheme as "extortionate, disruptive and unconstitutional."

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