Thousands of protesters clashed yesterday at a march in a
central Sydney park, divided on the American-led strikes on Afghanistan.
Sympathizers with the United States clashed yesterday with protesters demonstrating
against the American-led strikes on Afghanistan at a march in
Anti-war protesters chanted "Shame! Shame!" at a small group of
people wearing T-shirts emblazoned with the message God Bless George
W -- referring to U.S. President George W. Bush --
and carrying American flags. About 2,000 people had gathered in
Sydney's Hyde Park to oppose the bombing of Afghanistan and
Australia's commitment of 1,550 soldiers as part of a countrywide
day of protests.