Thousands protest Australia Day legacy

People demonstrate during Australia Day in Sydney, January 26, 2019. REUTERS/Stefica Nicol Bikes

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of people rallied across Australia on Saturday calling for the abolition of the Jan. 26 national holiday in protests showing a deep division over a festivity intended to celebrate the birth of modern Australia. While Australia Day marks the anniversary of the 1788 arrival of the “First Fleet” of […]

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