Police arrest folks at anti-lockdown protests


Dramatic footage has emerged of arrests in Melbourne right this moment as anti-lockdown protesters ramp up their marketing campaign.

Rallies towards the Victorian authorities’s coronavirus restrictions are taking place throughout Melbourne once more right this moment, following the arrest of 14 folks on Saturday.

A heavy police presence is at Queen Victoria Market this morning with as much as 50 protesters flooding the world, with The Age reporting riot police holding shields had been making an attempt to separate the “hostile crowd” who have been chanting “freedom”.

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In photographs posted on Twitter, protesters may be seen lining up exterior the market. They’ve dubbed the transfer “Freedom Day 2.zero” following their first Freedom Day occasion on September 5.

Protesters are reportedly sucking on lollipops in defiance of sporting masks.

It comes as police issued a warning to anti-lockdown protesters after scheduled rallies noticed 14 folks arrested yesterday.

Authorities had braced for a whole lot of individuals to attend a deliberate ‘Freedom Stroll’ by way of the Melbourne CBD Saturday, although the prove wasn’t as excessive as anticipated.

The group’s admin admitted yesterday’s rally wasn’t as intense as they needed and predicted right this moment’s would see a better prove of individuals.

“Loads of folks confirmed up, however the police planning prevented folks from grouping up, so that they needed to scatter,” they stated.

“Tomorrow the police will likely be on the again foot, and we’ll have the ability to rise.”