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Victoria police withdraw charges against Black Lives Matter protesters
Meriki Onus and Crystal McKinnon had been accused of breaching the chief health officer’s Covid directions by arranging a protest in Melbourne in 2020
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Victoria police have withdrawn charges against Black Lives Matter protesters Meriki Onus and Crystal McKinnon, who had been accused of breaching public health orders by organising a Melbourne protest during a 2020 Covid lockdown.
The women first fought in June last year to have the charges withdrawn after their lawyers were notified the case would be dismissed because charges were “fatally flawed”.
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