Hundreds of anti-monarchy protesters have been left red-faced after they accidentally smeared the Portuguese coat of arms in fake blood thinking it was the British coat of arms.
Around the country in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Canberra and Adelaide thousands of anti-monarchy protesters gathered during the National Day of Mourning for Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday.
Several of the demonstrators cut up, burned and poured red paint onto the Australian flag.
Others dipped their hands in red paint to symbolise blood and wiped marks on buildings to represent the harm suffered by Aboriginals from…
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