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Holding the Line at the Melbourne Cup

Holding the Line at the Melbourne Cup

Nov 03, 2021

They didn't arrest 400 people on Cup Day this year, as happened last year in front of Parliament House. In 2020, most were arrested for gathering in a group of more than 10. However, the crowd was forced to go into a group of 400 after Victoria Police kettled them into a tight group. There was a spell when Melbourne opened back up, and police backed off protestors only to see them using more serious tactics during the most recent "snap" lockdown.

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