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Australians urged not to take part in Black Lives Matter protests

Reuters Friday, 5 June 2020
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison urged people not to attend planned Black Lives Matter protests around the country this weekend, citing the risk of spreading the coronavirus.
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