New Yorkers Chant ‘Save Australia’ in Protest Against Vaccine Mandates
Protesters in New York City on Monday waved the Australian flag and chanted “save Australia” in a demonstration against mandatory vaccinations amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Protesters had gathered in Brooklyn outside the headquarters of the city’s Department of Education for a rally after a COVID-19 vaccine mandate took effect Monday for New York City public school employees.
Hundreds of people chanted “save Australia” as they marched across the Brooklyn Bridge and ultimately congregated outside the Australian consulate in midtown Manhattan. They also chanted other slogans against lockdowns and vaccine mandates, including “freedom,” and “we will not comply.”
During the march, two people flipped...