Two Men Charged Over Alleged Assault At Opera House Rally

Police have charged two men in relation to an assault at the pro-Palestinian rally at the Sydney Opera House. 

Two 31-year-old men have been charged after a 45-year-old man was allegedly spat on and assaulted at a rally outside the Opera House in Sydney. 

The incident took place when the three men entered into an argument during a protest against the war in Israel.

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At the time, the Sydney Opera House flags were lit up with the colours of the Israeli flag in “solidarity with the Jewish communities across New South Wales”.

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According to police, the man was allegedly attacked and spat on at around 7:30PM following a confrontation with a group. 

The men arrived at Mosman Police Station following the release of video footage from the rally. 

Both have since been charged with common assault. 

The pair are set to face Downing Centre Local Court on November 8.

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