‘Go, Niazi Go’ and Pushing in Pakistan

During a joint session in Pakistan’s parliament, ministers of  PTI government and Opposition leaders started a fight, when President Arif Alvi was speaking. Opposition members alledgedly chanted “Go, Niazi Go” towards prime minister Imran Khan.

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Chaos in Kenyan County Assembly

In a session of Kisumu county assembly on Tuesday afternoon assembly members clashed over the election to replace Onyango Oloo as the assembly speaker. He was charged with fraud the day before. The members of the county assembly elected Elisha Orare as a new speaker which ended in a turmoil. Assembly orderlies tried to protect the county mace, but were also attacked.

Throwing furniture and dousing stuff with oil in Haiti

Haiti has no prime minister since March. Opposition MPs tried to block a scheduled vote on the nominee Fritz William Michel and his cabinet on 3rd September. They “threw chairs, desks, papers – anything they could find – on the lower chamber’s floor and doused some items with oil”. At the end the Chamber of Deputies approved Michel’s nomination in a late-night vote.

Kicked out of parliament session in South Africa

Members of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party in South Africa were kicked out of the budget vote by security staff. EFF MPs interrupted Pravin Gordhan while he was  talking about budget proposals for the public enterprises department and called the minister a “constitutional delinquent”. For some minutes, EFF MPs and security forces were pushing back and forth, grabbing and shouting.

Chaos during parliament’s training session in South Africa

In South Africa ANC and EFF parliamentarians fought during an introductory training session for new MEPs in the National Assembly. Pushing followed shouting and according to The South African also punches occured.

Supposedly the brawl was caused by insults towards an EFF MEP.

Brawl with knife in new Afghan parliament

Only five days after parliamentary polls in Afghanistan the situation in parliament escalated and lawmakers brawled over accepting the new Speaker Mir Rahman Rahmani. Members of parliament tried to stop him taking his seat. In a video one can see a parliament member running towards the crowd holding a knife in his hand.