NSW police overreached in treatment of protesters after botched raid, civil groups say

Human rights and environment organisations call for police to act ‘responsibly, with integrity’ ahead of planned climate action in Sydney

Unions, human rights groups and environmental organisations say police overreached in their treatment of protesters arrested after a bungled raid on the weekend, and have urged officers to act responsibly amid plans for climate action across Sydney in coming days.

The police operation targeting Blockade Australia protesters in the Colo Valley, in Sydney’s north-west, unravelled on Sunday when an activist at the remote property noticed two people wearing camouflage gear in bushland to the rear of the camp.

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(SOURCE) https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/jun/23/nsw-police-overreached-in-treatment-of-protesters-after-botched-raid-civil-groups-say

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