Police misinform Black Lives Matter rally organisers over charge withdrawal

Police will continue to prosecute organisers of a Black Lives Matter rally, despite incorrectly telling the pair that charges against them were being withdrawn.

A police spokeswoman issued a statement on Wednesday saying a “miscommunication by Victoria Police” had occurred, after The Age reported the organisers’ relief at the being told charges would be dropped.

Organisers Crystal McKinnon and Meriki Onus were due to appear in court this month to fight charges of breaching the chief health officer’s directions over their role in planning the June 2020 march against Aboriginal deaths…

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