Black Lives Matter protests across Australia on Saturday 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.
So great to see such a strong turn out at the Melbourne solidarity protest supporting #GeorgeFloyd & those who have died in custody in Australia. We won’t stop until there is justice. 🖤✊🏿 #blacklivesmatteraustralia #BlackLivesMatter pic.twitter.com/FdloCOCKBK— NATSILS (@NATSILS_) June 6, 2020
Sydney crowds gather despite COVID-19 ban
A man in aboriginal dress takes the knee in solidarity with Black Lives Matter protests, Sydney, Australia, June 6, 2020. (AFP)
Aboriginals protest in Brisbane
A man in aboriginal dress takes part in the Black Lives Matter protests in Sydney, June 6, 2020. (AFP)