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WATCH: Thousands protest in Australia against restrictions and vaccine mandates

Thousands of people took to the streets in cities all around Australia in protest against Covid-19 restrictions and vaccine mandates.

With nearly 85% of its population over 16 now fully vaccinated, protesters have rallied across the country against mandates which have been enforced by state authorities for certain occupations.

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According to police, up to 10,000 gathered in Sydney while a crowd of several thousand people called for state leader Daniel Andrews to be jailed while voicing their anger over the new proposed pandemic powers.

A wide range of views was present amongst the crowds, however, there was also a heavy presence of anti-vaccination and conspiracy views.

The demonstrations were also met with counter-protesters, with 2,000 people gathering in Melbourne to oppose the anti-vaccination rally.

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IMAGE – “Llegada de Scott Morrison, primer ministro de Australia” by G20 Argentina is licensed under CC BY 2.0/James Melville (via Twitter)

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