Protesters carry a banner during a May Day rally in Kuala Lumpur

 
Protesters carry a banner during a May Day rally in Kuala Lumpur
Protesters carry a banner during a May Day rally in Kuala Lumpur May 1, 2012. The protesters, consisting of estate workers, displaced residents and civil society representatives are calling for employee protection, minimum wage and are opposed to continuing price hikes. The banner reads as (top to bottom) "Government seized the workers", "Stop amending Employment Act 1955", "Employees can be fired at anytime", "Employers cannot be charged" and "Employers can delay overtime payment". REUTERS/Samsul Said (MALAYSIA - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)