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Men’s rights or misogyny? Protesters taking it to the streets

On August 25, men’s rights activists held a march in Melbourne to protest what they see as the degradation of their rights in Australia. The controversial gathering incited a counter-protest held by anti-fascists, socialists, students and feminists who believe the rally was aimed at promoting hatred and bigotry. Gerard Cockburn and Charlotte Grieve report.

Video by Gerard Cockburn

Video report

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