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Tuesday, 1 May, 2001, 12:38 GMT 13:38 UK
In Pictures: May Day marches
Images from demonstrations and rallies around the world marking May Day.

Australian police line
In Australia, arrests followed an attempted blockade of Sydney's stock exchange

Australian police arrest demonstrator
Police made dozens of arrests as they tried to clear the protestors from the streets

German riot police
In Germany, riot police clashed with anti-capitalist protesters in east Berlin near the former site of the Berlin Wall

Pro-democracy demonstrators arrested in Pakistan
About 100 pro-democracy marchers were arrested attempting to defy a ban on marches in Karachi in Pakistan

Boarded up shop at Oxford Circus, London
Shops and businesses in London are taking no chances after vandalism during last year's demonstration

Indian prostitutes demonstration
In India, sex workers marched to protest against what they say is the oppression of women by the Taleban in Afghanistan

Communist rally in Moscow
In Moscow, several thousand communists staged a May Day rally reminiscent of those held at the height of the Soviet era

South Korean workers
Workers in Seoul, South Korea, marched to protest about the government's economic policies

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