Crackdown on protest?

Posted on: Sun 10 Nov 2019

On November 1st in a speech to the Queensland Resources Council, the Prime Minister, Scott Morrison threatened a crackdown on protesters who used environmental boycotts against the resources industry and its associated service companies.

The Attorney-General Christian Porter followed up, and specifically named activist group Market Forces as a key target of the Coalition’s efforts to counteract these boycotts. To get a view from the other side of this issue Barometer’s Des Lawrence spoke to Will van de Pol, campaigner and legal analyst at Market Forces.

Morrison’s boycott plan sparks free-speech furore



Produced by Des Lawrence

Image source: Takver 


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