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Australian PM flees Aboriginal rights protesters on national day

  • Prodita Sabarini

    The Jakarta Post

Canberra | Fri, January 27 2012 | 11:43 am

PREMIUM Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard and opposition leader Tony Abbott have escaped from a group of protesters rallying for Aboriginal peoples rights on Australia Day.

Gillard and Abbott had been presenting National Emergency Medals in a restaurant close to the nation’s parliament on Thursday, as part of official Australia Day celebrations.

Some 200 meters away, around 1,000 p...