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Authorities in Papua New Guinea (PNG) have banned people from protesting against COVID-19 vaccinations after organisers scheduled a peaceful march around Port Moresby on Tuesday. Pandemic Controller and Commissioner of Police David Manning warned the protest organisers that any gathering of more than 20 people was illegal and peaceful protests were no exception, Post Courier reported. “This march is therefore illegal and will not be allowed to go ahead,” Manning said. “Organisers of the march will be identified and dealt with.” Manning also appealed to Papuans to work with the authorities to stop the spread of the CCP virus, which causes the COVID-19 disease. “I appeal to our citizens to please work with us. We are in difficult times and need your support,” he said. “We are not the enemy; COVID-19 is.” The ban comes after police in PNG broke up an anti-COVID-19 vaccination protest in the country’s second-largest city, Lae, on …