‘I see no end to it, they are never going to let go of the powers that they have stolen, they are loving it too much,’ one protester said.
Protests broke out in multiple Western countries this past week, as thousands of citizens in Australia, France, Italy, and the U.K. took to the streets to push back against government-mandated lockdowns and COVID-19 vaccine passports.
In the nation’s largest city of Sydney, protesters voiced opposition to newly implemented lockdown restrictions by the New South Wales government. According to the Daily Caller, the city has already been subject to a four-week lockdown.
Following 111 newly confirmed cases and the death of a man in his 80s, New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian issued an extended stay-at-home order for the areas of Fairfield, Canterbury-Bankstown, and Liverpool, mandating that residents cannot leave their local government areas until July 30. Moreover, the order calls for restrictions on businesses and construction sites, while also designating which citizens are permitted to leave their homes and for what reasons. Read more from Shawn Fleetwood for The Federalist.