Police in New South Wales have won a Supreme Court bid to prohibit Sydney’s weekend Black Lives Matter march.
NSW Police took organisers to court, concerned the event would breach COVID-19 public health orders about large gatherings and social-distancing requirements.
Justice Desmond Fagan acknowledged he was balancing the recognised right of public assembly against health risks, but ultimately said a rally of even 5,000 people was “a very undesirable idea” given the current health advice.
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