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Djokovic’s fans in Serbia protest his detention in Australia

Tons of of Novak Djokovic’s supporters gathered at a rally in downtown Belgrade on Friday to protest his confinement in Australia after his entry was denied by border authorities due to COVID-19 vaccination laws.

The highest-ranked Serb, who hopes to defend his title on the Australian Open and win a males’s file twenty first Grand Slam singles title, was denied entry when he arrived at Melbourne’s airport on Wednesday and was nonetheless in an immigration detention resort awaiting a court docket listening to scheduled for Monday to problem his deportation.

The detention has triggered anger amongst Djokovic’s followers in his native Serbia, along with his household calling for protests till he’s launched.

Talking on the rally, Srdjan Djokovic described his son’s battle to play on the Australian Open as a battle in opposition to “globalists who need to break every part.”

“He’s preventing for himself, his individuals and all freedom-loving nations on the planet,” stated Srdjan Djokovic, an outspoken critic of the West and supporter of Serbia’s conventional Slavic ally Russia. “They hate him as a result of Australian politicians have put stress on individuals to hate him as a result of he thinks along with his personal mind.”

Djokovic’s father additionally stated Australians “have been in captivity for 2 years” in reference to the strict lockdown coronavirus measures which have been in place in Melbourne.

“He (Djokovic) is in jail, not in custody, not in a resort. They took away all his issues, took away his pockets, and returned it to him after a couple of hours,” Srdjan Djokovic stated as the gang chanted “Monsters, Monsters.”

He stated the Australian authorities “needed to humiliate and throw him to his knees.”

Australian officers initially stated Djokovic, a vocal skeptic of vaccines who has refused to say if he has gotten the COVID-19 shot, can be given an exemption to stringent vaccine guidelines by state authorities and be capable of take part within the Australian Open. However when he landed, his visa was canceled by federal border officers and he’s now in an immigration detention resort whereas he fights the choice.

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