Civil libertarians say ticket holders denied entry despite no drugs being found on them

Activists have labelled the security operation at a Sydney music festival as “a serious abuse of police powers” after ticket holders were denied entry based on reactions from drug detection dogs.

The Above & Beyond festival went ahead on Saturday evening after it was plunged into controversy this week by a New South Wales police threat to ban revellers if a dog reacted positively, even if no drugs were found.

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