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Melbourne protests: far-right extremists or construction workers?

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After the Victorian government announced restrictions on the construction industry to curb the spread of Covid-19, a series of protests have taken place in Melbourne resulting in violent clashes and dozens of arrests. However, some politicians and union leaders claim that many protesters are not construction workers, but rather far-right extremists. Guardian reporter Josh Taylor speaks to Laura Murphy-Oates about the role that anti-lockdown and anti-vaccination groups on social media have played and whether the far right has infiltrated these protests

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by The Guardian