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BCC clash with Brisbane Aboriginal Sovereign Embassy
Monday saw the Brisbane City Council descend on the Brisbane Aboriginal Sovereign Embassy, which saw the sites sacred fire being extinguished.
Jagera elder Kevin Arjin was arrested for lighting the fire but was later released without charge, and had his tent confiscated.
4zzz reporter Sarah Wykes spoke to Kevin Arjin about the events of the day and the actions of the Brisbane City Council.
Lord Mayor Quirk's office was unavailable for comment at the time.