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Australia’s PM Morrison will JAIL vegan activists who target farmers’ homes under new laws

Activist group 'Aussie Farms' is under fire after they publicly posted a map and personal details of farms across the country-inciting vegan protests.

ALANA MAZZONI: ‘Vegan activists who post the personal details of farmers and their properties online could face a year behind bars under new laws proposed by Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Morrison has promised to introduce punishments of up to 12 months in jail for people who make it easier for vegan activists to trespass onto farms and abattoirs.

Activist group ‘Aussie Farms’ is under fire after they publicly posted a map and personal details of farms across the country-inciting vegan protests… The interactive map lists the location of hundreds of rural properties – including livestock farms, meat-works and dairies… He promised to introduce laws banning people from inciting criminal activity against farmers, with jail terms up to 12 months…

Morrison’s announcement comes after a string of synchronised protests across the country on Monday. More than 100 protesters Melbourne’s peak hour traffic to a standstill when they chained themselves to vehicles outside Flinders Street Station. Activists also invaded abattoirs and farms in Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland – actions Scott Morrison described as ‘un-Australian’.

One protester was charged with obstructing an emergency worker and could be jailed for five years. Two 17-year-olds, a 15-year-old and 36 adults were charged with offences relating to obstructing a roadway and resisting police… Police have warned protesters who plan to repeat Monday’s demonstrations that they should change their tactics or they will risk further arrests’. SOURCE…

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