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Anti-vaxxer actress Isabel Lucas supports anti-lockdown protests

Isabel Lucas has thrown her support behind anti-lockdown protests occurring around Australia on Saturday. 

The former Home and Away actress, 36, shared a number of photos of the rallies in Sydney, and tagged them ‘freedom over fear’ on her Instagram Stories.  

Further posts labelled the crowd as undertaking a ‘peaceful protest’. 

Support: Isabel Lucas (pictured) has thrown her support behind anti-lockdown protests occurring around Australia on Saturday

Earlier this month, the actress urged fans to join her at an anti-5G protest in Byron Bay.

The 36-year-old shared a post to Instagram, promoting the protest which will begin at Suffolk Park and end at the proposed location of a 5G tower.

‘Thank you Byron Bay community. Come and join us,’ she wrote.

Rallies: The former Home and Away actress, 36, shared a number of photos of the rallies in Sydney, and tagged them 'freedom over fear' on her Instagram Stories

Rallies: The former Home and Away actress, 36, shared a number of photos of the rallies in Sydney, and tagged them ‘freedom over fear’ on her Instagram Stories

Peace? Further posts labelled the crowd as undertaking a 'peaceful protest'

Peace? Further posts labelled the crowd as undertaking a ‘peaceful protest’

Recently, bizarre new conspiracy theories have circulated on social media claiming that 5G ’causes coronavirus’ by ‘sucking oxygen out of your lungs’.

These claims have been debunked by medical experts and technological experts.

It comes as thousands of protesters marched in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane on Saturday, in backlash over strict lockdowns.  

Horrifying footage emerged of angry protesters in Sydney attacking police and hurling pot plants at officers on horseback as anti-lockdown rallies across the country descended into chaos.

Theories: Earlier this month, the actress urged fans to join her at an anti-5G protest in Byron Bay. The 36-year-old shared a post to Instagram, promoting the protest which will begin at Suffolk Park and end at the proposed location of a 5G tower

Theories: Earlier this month, the actress urged fans to join her at an anti-5G protest in Byron Bay. The 36-year-old shared a post to Instagram, promoting the protest which will begin at Suffolk Park and end at the proposed location of a 5G tower

Electric: Recently, bizarre new conspiracy theories have circulated on social media claiming that 5G 'causes coronavirus' by 'sucking oxygen out of your lungs'. These claims have been debunked by medical experts and technological experts

Electric: Recently, bizarre new conspiracy theories have circulated on social media claiming that 5G ’causes coronavirus’ by ‘sucking oxygen out of your lungs’. These claims have been debunked by medical experts and technological experts

Fifty-seven arrests were made during chaotic scenes in the city’s CBD on Saturday as tens of thousands of maskless residents joined demonstrators in cities across Australia to call for an end to Covid lockdowns.

Frenzied crowds were heard screaming ‘you serve us!’ to police as a group of protesters were filmed crash tackling officers into a garden bed in front of Town Hall station.

The demonstrations, which were also seen in Melbourne and Brisbane, are a response to Covid lockdowns imposed in New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia, with more than half the country’s 25million people ordered to stay at home over an outbreak which began in Sydney’s east. 

Clashes: Thousands of protesters marched in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane on Saturday, in backlash over strict lockdowns

 Clashes: Thousands of protesters marched in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane on Saturday, in backlash over strict lockdowns

Chaotic: Horrifying footage emerged of angry protesters in Sydney attacking police and hurling pot plants at officers on horseback as anti-lockdown rallies across the country descended into chaos

Chaotic: Horrifying footage emerged of angry protesters in Sydney attacking police and hurling pot plants at officers on horseback as anti-lockdown rallies across the country descended into chaos

NSW Police Minister David Elliott labelled those in the rallies as ‘boofheads’ and said 90 had been fined across the state with more arrests expected as the day goes on.   

‘What we saw today was 3,500 very selfish boofheads — people that thought the law didn’t apply to them,’ he said. 

‘If we don’t see a [Covid] spike in the areas these protesters came from in the next week I’ll be very, very surprised,’ Elliott said.

Arrests: Fifty-seven arrests were made during chaotic scenes in the city's CBD on Saturday as tens of thousands of maskless residents joined demonstrators in cities across Australia to call for an end to Covid lockdowns

 Arrests: Fifty-seven arrests were made during chaotic scenes in the city’s CBD on Saturday as tens of thousands of maskless residents joined demonstrators in cities across Australia to call for an end to Covid lockdowns

‘It was just a whole lot of halfwits. There is no doubt in my mind that at least one individual there today had COVID, it is statistically impossible for us not to consider that.

‘I’m appealing to all 3,500 people to get tested tomorrow, if not for themselves for the sake of their family and friends.’

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian also unleashed on the protesters and said punishments would be handed down to those who broke the law.

Anger: NSW Police Minister David Elliott labelled those in the rallies as 'boofheads' and said 90 had been fined across the state with more arrests expected as the day goes on

 Anger: NSW Police Minister David Elliott labelled those in the rallies as ‘boofheads’ and said 90 had been fined across the state with more arrests expected as the day goes on

‘I am utterly disgusted by the illegal protesters in the City today whose selfish actions have compromised the safety of all of us’ said Ms Berejiklian.

‘The protestors have shown utter contempt for their fellow citizens who are currently doing it tough.

‘I want to thank the brave police officers who put their own safety on the line to ensure the protest action ceased.’

The police minister also said a team of 22 detectives would be working tirelessly to identify as many of the illegal protesters as possible

At work: The police minister also said a team of 22 detectives would be working tirelessly to identify as many of the illegal protesters as possible

 At work: The police minister also said a team of 22 detectives would be working tirelessly to identify as many of the illegal protesters as possible

Last year, Isabel hit the headlines when she shared dangerous anti-vaccination views on Instagram, while commenting on a post by fellow conspiracy theorist Pete Evans.

Throwing her support behind the disgraced former MKR judge, she wrote: ‘Freedom of choice is every human’s right. I don’t trust the path of vaccination.’  

Anti-vaxxers spread conspiracy theories with no basis in scientific fact. 

Headlines: Last year, Isabel hit the headlines when she shared dangerous anti-vaccination views on Instagram, while commenting on a post by fellow conspiracy theorist Pete Evans

Headlines: Last year, Isabel hit the headlines when she shared dangerous anti-vaccination views on Instagram, while commenting on a post by fellow conspiracy theorist Pete Evans

They claim that ‘boosting’ the immune system through diet, supplements and sunlight can make people immune to certain diseases, which is completely false. 

The coronavirus vaccine is a vital measure being taken to protect the community from the spread of the virus.

Covid-19 can cause serious illness, ongoing health problems and even death.

Throwing her support behind the disgraced former MKR judge, she wrote: 'Freedom of choice is every human's right. I don't trust the path of vaccination.' Anti-vaxxers spread conspiracy theories with no basis in scientific fact

Throwing her support behind the disgraced former MKR judge, she wrote: ‘Freedom of choice is every human’s right. I don’t trust the path of vaccination.’ Anti-vaxxers spread conspiracy theories with no basis in scientific fact

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