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Hundreds be a part of Black Lives Matter protests in Australia, anger spills over into clashes (PHOTOS/VIDEOS)

Thousands join Black Lives Matter protests in Australia, anger spills over into clashes (PHOTOS/VIDEOS)

Numerous hundreds have taken to the streets throughout Australia as a part of rising worldwide demonstrations towards police brutality and racism. A few of the protests have sparked clashes with police.

In Sydney, footage exhibits a large crowd assembled outdoors the town’s city corridor. The gathering was dominated lawful by the New South Wales appeals courtroom on the final minute, regardless of restrictions on meeting as a result of coronavirus pandemic.

A counter-protester standing on the steps of the city corridor as he held an indication saying “All lives matter” was pushed and booed by the gang, earlier than being escorted away by police.

Protesters shouted “I can’t breathe” and “Black lives matter” as they waved indicators and marched. Nevertheless, scuffles later broke out with police within the metropolis’s Central Station, with native media reporting that demonstrators had been hit with pepper spray. Not less than one demonstrator was arrested for allegedly assaulting a feminine police officer.

Demonstrations had been additionally held in Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane and different cities and cities across the nation. The anti-racism rallies centered on in search of justice for an estimated 400 Indigenous individuals who have died whereas in police custody since 1991.

Demonstrators attend a Black Lives Matter protest to precise solidarity with US protestors in Sydney on June 6

©  AFP / Saeed Khan

Protests mirroring the Black Lives Matter demonstrations throughout the USA have sprung up throughout Europe, in cities together with Dublin, London, Paris and Berlin.

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