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Sydney Black Lives Matter protest organisers say rally will proceed despite PM and premier’s condemnation – The Guardian

Scott Morrison says protest ‘appalling’ while Gladys Berejiklian says rally cannot be allowed to go ahead

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Organisers of a Black Lives Matter protest planned for Sydney next week say the demonstration will go ahead despite both the prime minister and New South Wales premier demanding it be cancelled.
Organisers are expecting a crowd of about 4,000 people to attend the rally at Town Hall, scheduled for noon on Tuesday. But they have found themselves the target of sustained criticism from the state and federal governments, as well as the NSW police commissioner, as Covid-19 cases continue to rise.
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