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A week after the presidential elections, which saw a historically low turnout, over 200,000 people took to the streets across France on the 1st of May, some 24,000 of them in Paris alone.

 

Calling for a red May-day the Irish Socialist Republicans partook in different actions, one of which being an occupation.

We document pictures and reports sent to us.In the course of mobilization for the first of May in Marzahn-Hellersdorf were made paintings, as well as a general flagging carried out.

 

After the first round of the presidential election in France took place on the 10th of April, the second and decisive run-off election between the incumbent President Emmanuel Macron (La République En Marche!) and Marine Le Pen (Rassemblement national) was held last Sunday, the 24th of April. Macron emerged victorious from this election.

We document a report sent to us about a demonstration in Berlin-Hellersdorf.

After German EU Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen went to Ukraine's Butsha last week to see the effects of the war for herself, she fuelled the Ukrainian government's hopes of quickly joining the EU.

We reproduce an article from the revolutionary newspaper Rote Fahne from Austria. The article has only been published in German and this English translation is from us.

 On 18 March, the International Day of Political Prisoners, a rally took place in front of the Indian Embassy in Vienna. It was part of a worldwide campaign to defend and release India's political prisoners.

Once again there are protests in Chania (city on the Greek island of Crete) against the NATO base located there. This time the anger of the population was sparked by an attempted rape of a 14 year old girl by a US soldier.