19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
An anti-lockdown protester clashes with a police horse

A protester wearing a shirt bearing the words ‘Free Speech’, clashes with a mounted police horse during a deeply controversial anti-lockdown protest, where many unmasked protesters gathered to oppose NSW’s coronavirus health orders, in Sydney, Australia on Saturday, July 24, 2021. The next morning, NSW Police revealed the 33-year-old man had been charged for allegedly striking a police horse during unauthorised protest activity and was subsequently incarcerated.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Sydney, Australia
Camera: NIKON Z 6_2
Copyright: © Steven Saphore