NSW Supreme Court bans Sydney Black Lives Matter protest | ABC News

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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.

Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-06-05/court-rules-sydney-black-lives-protest-unsafe-due-to-coronavirus/12324186

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