The arrest of democracy in Australia on the 31st of August has reverberated around the world and Monica Smit has become international news due to the shock and disbelief of her arrest.
Below is an article featured The Remnant Newspaper a National Catholic Newspaper established in 1967.
Monica has featured also at a protest in Amsterdam where a sign held by a protestor reads “Free Monica Smit”.
Australia’s First Political Prisoner “on Australian Soil”
Written by Kathy Clubb | Australian Correspondent
Over the last eighteen months, Australia has become a battleground for the opposing forces of freedom and totalitarianism. Some states have endured multiple, ongoing lockdowns and experimental vaccines have been mandated in many industries across the nation. At the Federal level, both the government and opposition are attempting to introduce vaccine passports while our Bishops have openly encouraged Catholics to accept the abortion-tainted vaccines. Add to this a new law that enables police to take control of private social media accounts and electoral changes that could see the end of minor parties, and it becomes obvious that Australia is in quite a mess.
Reignite Democracy Australia is one of the few groups which have mobilised to oppose the government’s vaccine mandates and its generally heavy-handed response to the coronavirus. The grassroots organisation has enlisted tens of thousands of members from around Australia and has been attempting to equip ordinary people to push back against government overreach. As reported in The Remnant this week, the founder of Reignite Democracy Australia, Monica Smit, was arrested on August 31st on what amount to trumped-up charges of “incitement.” Monica is being held on remand, after refusing to sign the onerous bail conditions which have been described by some as a threat to democracy…