Address on respect results in brawl in Jordanian parliament

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.

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Christmas Fist Fight in Ukrainian Parliament

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.

Thanks Simon, for submitting this fight.

Police throws out MPs in Zimbabwe

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.

Chili powder and Chairs: Fighting two days in a row in Sri Lanka

After fist fights on Thursday the 15th of November,  parliamentarians in Sri Lanka started throwing chairs, books, bottles and chili powder:

There was a no-confidence motion against the new prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa originating from the old prime minister’s party.

Brawl in South African parliament

After accusations of racism, a fight emerged in the parliament of South Africa between opposition parties. A politician from the left party EFF threw a bottle at an MP of the center-left Agang party. Finally, security staff intervened.

Toilet fist fight between members of far right Party in Saxony-Anhalt

During a closed-session meeting of the German far right Party AfD two party members started fighting in the toilet room. Both are members of the parliament of Saxony-Anhalt. According to a complaint filed by one of the involved persons the fight began with insults and threats. After that one was supposedly punched in the kidney region.