The Australian government has deployed the military to occupy large parts of the country in an attempt to enforce lockdown and impose a de facto martial law.
Hundreds of soldiers will be drafted to patrol Sydney, despite coronavirus cases remaining in the low hundreds.
It is unclear at this stage whether the troops will be used to police protestors, hundreds of thousands of whom took to the streets of major cities last week to demonstrate against the draconian restrictions.
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Summit.news reports: People in New South Wales are basically under the most draconian form of lockdown where they are only allowed to leave home for work, exercise and food and are not permitted to venture more than 3 miles from where they live.
Mask wearing both indoors and outdoors is again mandatory as the country pursues a bizarre and unattainable ‘zero COVID’ policy which has led to entire towns and cities being locked down after the discovery of just a single infection.
As we have previously highlighted, Australians have been placed under one of the most authoritarian lockdowns out of any major developed country.
A pregnant woman was arrested in her own home for planning an anti-lockdown protest on Facebook, while the state also gave itself the power to seize children from their parents and enter homes without a warrant under COVID-19 rules.
The chief health officer of New South Wales even went so far as to tell Australians that they shouldn’t “engage in conversation with each other,” even if they’re wearing masks, in order to reduce the transmission of COVID.
Australian MP Frank Pangallo also recently asserted that unvaccinated people “will need to be controlled and restricted” by authorities.