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May Day 2012 – Occupy Chicago – Haymarket

Every year on May 1st there is some sort of demonstration or rally in front of the Haymarket Riot Memorial statue. Here are some photos from yesterday’s events. Double click an image to embiggen.

Every year on May 1st there is some sort of demonstration or rally in front of the Haymarket Riot Memorial statue. Here are some photos from yesterday’s events. Double click an image to embiggen.

Join ILHS at our annual May Day ceremony and commemoration of the Haymarket Martyrs. Benedicto Martinez Orozco, a leader of the Mexican union federation Frente Autentico de Trabajo, will preside over mounting a plaque from our Mexican brothers and sisters in the FAT. Then join the May Day demonstration assembling at Union Park at 12 noon and marching to Federal Plaza at 1:00 PM. This May Day demonstration, initiated by Occupy Chicago, is sponsored by a host of local unions and community groups.

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In The Brightness of the Day
In The Brightness of the Day

Be A Non Violent Activist
Be A Non Violent Activist

Tuning Up - May Day 2012
Tuning Up – May Day 2012

#Occupy May Day 2012 at the Haymarket
#Occupy May Day 2012 at the Haymarket

Baby Blood - May Day 2012
Baby Bloc – May Day 2012

Chinese Delegation - May Day 2012
Chinese Delegation – May Day 2012

Stop Government Crimes
Stop Government Crimes

May Day Celebration - 2007
May Day Celebration – 2007

Occupy Barrier
Occupy Barrier

CPD on Bikes -May Day 2012
CPD on Bikes -May Day 2012

More photos here, or here (Flash)

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