After reading about the recent protests in Istanbul after the death of Berkin Elvan,
i was appalled to find that the anti-protest laws have passed in Melbourne, Australia,
a city i once considered my second home.
This, especially, smacks of a move against freedom of association:
The change will also allow the courts to issue an exclusion order preventing those repeatedly told to move on from entering a particular public space for up to 12 months. The maximum penalty for breaching an exclusion order is two years’ imprisonment.