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Police State - Thought Crime: Police in Aussie arrest Pregnant Woman for Facebook post promoting anti-lockdown protest
Free speech is alive and well so long as it only promotes the mainstream narrative. Otheriwse you will be arrested for the wrong thoughts
Governments everywhere have turned into police states, and politicians and especially the people behind the scenes pulling the strings, are not going to loosen up as demonstrated in this latest news from Aussie reported widely but taken from rt.com in this case..
‘Full-blown fascism’: PREGNANT Aussie woman handcuffed & charged with inciting anti-lockdown event on Facebook
Australian law enforcers have arrested an expectant mother for allegedly planning a protest against the Covid-19 lockdown in the state of Victoria, drawing ire and accusations of thought policing online.
The Victoria Police descended on the woman’s house earlier in the day, presenting a search warrant and accusing her of “incitement” – ostensibly by making a Facebook post calling for a socially distanced rally against the quarantine measures across the state.
Videos of the 28-year-old – dressed in pajamas and visibly caught off-guard by the police intrusion – were widely shared on social media, showing her flanked and confronted by officers. One of them claims she broke the law “in relation to a Facebook post [and] in relation to the anti-lockdown protest,” while another puts the irons on her.
“In front of my children!” she counters, adding, “I’m happy to delete the post, this is ridiculous.” The woman also pleads with the officer to let her undergo a scheduled ultrasound scan, but those words appear to fall on deaf ears.
Those viewing and sharing the video seemed to be astonished at the reason for the 28-year-old’s arrest. Some enraged online commentators went as far as to call it “full-blown fascism in Australia,” while others referred to Orwellian narratives.
“Free speech is dead in Australia,” one proclaimed, calling officers a “thought police unit.”
Video on twitter found here: