Peace activist arrested trying to attend Talisman Sabre Ball in Rockhampton

As part of a campaign to challenge Rockhampton mayor Brad Carter, who is a shameless advocate for turning Rockhampton into a garrison of the US Empire, peace activists Bryan Law and Margaret both bought tickets to the Council hosted Talisman Sabre Ball which is also attended by members of the U.S. military brass for $120 each. The Council then proceeded to cancel the two's tickets by delivering a hand delivered letter from the CEO.

When the activists were denied entry to the ball they hosted a protest out the front before Margaret attempted to enter the ball by presenting her ticket. She was arrested despite wearing a very lovely dress!

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