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6000 Security for G20, Community Groups Concerned

Victoria Bridge Brisbane will be closed to vehicles during the G20 long weekend. (Shar Adams/Epoch Times)
Victoria Bridge Brisbane will be closed to vehicles during the G20 long weekend. (Shar Adams/Epoch Times)

BRISBANE—As security tightens and thousands of police descend on Brisbane for the upcoming G20 Leaders’ Summit, organisers of a parallel People’s Summit have accused authorities...




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