Black Lives Matter protests: NSW police minister says officers prepared for anyone who ‘flouts the law’

Posted by on June 5, 2020 9:50 pm
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David Elliott says those wanting to protest against Indigenous Australian deaths must ‘recognise the supreme court ruling’

Protesters have vowed to push ahead with the Sydney Black Lives Matter rally in defiance of a supreme court ruling, prompting the New South Wales police minister, David Elliott, to warn police are prepared for anyone who wants to “flout the law”.

On Saturday, thousands of protesters are expected to show their support for the Black Lives Matter movement and highlight Indigenous deaths in custody across Australian capital cities and towns, where state authorities have responded with varying levels of opposition, citing the coronavirus pandemic.

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