Right to Protest in Victoria, and the Victorian Human Rights Charter

Writing to your MP, volunteering for a community group, or attending a protest are all types of basic civic engagement that are critical for a strong democracy. However, the ability of concerned citizens to engage in protest is increasingly being discouraged, if not repressed, by a range of legal techniques and political commentary.

Liberty Victoria's Michael Stanton participates in the panel discussion series Protest, Repression, and the Law that Melbourne Activist Legal Support (MALS) are running as part of Victorian Law Week 2020.

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