Politicians in Macapa City Council, Brazil, disagreed over the voting process to elect a new mayor. Two lawmakers started to fight, others joined immediately. One even threw himself onto the fighting crowd in some sort of stage diving move.
An argument over the placement of names on a foundation stone of a new road project escalated quickly. During a meeting two members of India’s leading Party BJP started to fight, a parliament member hit the other with a shoe. The brawl continued into mutual slapping.
Senator Brian Burston from the United Australia Party was filmed in a fist fight with a member of One Nation. The fight occured after Burston accused One Nation leader Pauline Hanson of sexual harrassment. After the fight Burston smeared blood on Hanson’s office door.
During a debate about labour laws a member of parliament talked about respect and the possibility to speak freely during the sessions. Another parliamentarian told him to shut up and then aggressively ran towards him to hit and push him. Others intervened and stopped the attacker.
A fight broke out in Ukraine’s parliament as deputies from the Opposition Bloc removed a poster calling for the prosecution of a Ukrainian politician who has ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin, reports Radio Free Europe.
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Opposition members of the parliament of Zimbabwe refused to stand up when the president entered the room. The speaker of parliament called the police to throw them out, a fight emerged. Eventually an ambulance was called, because one MP was seriously injured.