Defying Court Ban, People Stage Black Lives Matter Protests Across Australia

World | Associated Press | June 6, 2020, 8:55 am
Pocket
X
1/ 4
 The first of several Black Lives Matter protests across Australia got underway against a backdrop of possible clashes between demonstrators and police in Sydney after a court sided with police that the gathering posed too much risk for spreading the coronavirus.<br /><br />Demonstrators observe a minute's silence in Canberra, Australia in memory George Floyd. (Image: AP)
Pocket

The first of several Black Lives Matter protests across Australia got underway against a backdrop of possible clashes between demonstrators and police in Sydney after a court sided with police that the gathering posed too much risk for spreading the coronavirus.

Demonstrators observe a minute's silence in Canberra, Australia in memory George Floyd. (Image: AP)

X
2/ 4
 Protesters face off after one protester interrupted a speech during a rally in Canberra, Australia. (Image: AP)
Pocket

Protesters face off after one protester interrupted a speech during a rally in Canberra, Australia. (Image: AP)

X
3/ 4
 Protestors hold an Aboriginal flag in Canberra, Australia. Thousands gathered in Australia’s capital on to remind citizens that the racial inequality underscored by George Floyd’s death was not unique to the United States. (Image: AP)
Pocket

Protestors hold an Aboriginal flag in Canberra, Australia. Thousands gathered in Australia’s capital on to remind citizens that the racial inequality underscored by George Floyd’s death was not unique to the United States. (Image: AP)

X
4/ 4
 A magpie perches on a protest sign at a rally in Canberra, Australia. Thousands gathered in Australia's capital to remind Australians that the racial inequality underscored by George Floyd's death was not unique to the United States. (Image: AP)
Pocket

A magpie perches on a protest sign at a rally in Canberra, Australia. Thousands gathered in Australia's capital to remind Australians that the racial inequality underscored by George Floyd's death was not unique to the United States. (Image: AP)

Top Galleries

Countdown To Elections Results
  • 01 d
  • 12 h
  • 38 m
  • 09 s
To Assembly Elections 2018 Results
Loading