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Police push law professor to the ground during Sydney University protest – Sydney Morning Herald

Simon Rice says the government needs to make rules around protests more consistent after he was pushed and fined during a student march in which he was not taki…

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“About 1pm, a large group of people began protesting inside the grounds of the university, before moving out onto the surrounding streets,” a police statement said.
“Members of the group attempted to disrupt traffic on multiple occasions and were removed from the road by officers.”
Police respond to a protest over fee rises at Sydney University on Wednesday.Credit:Rhett Wyman
But Professor Rice said there was “simply disproportionate use of force”. “The rule of law requires transparency and p…

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