Many protesters hold right-wing and extremist views.
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Police say people have been arrested for breaching the chief health officer’s directions, as well as drug-related offences and outstanding warrants.
But protesters say the crackdown shows their views are being silenced and the legitimate right to protest — a democratic right that links to freedom of speech — is being squelched.
These protests raise important questions about the nature of freedom of speech. Do the actions of the police represent an…