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.
Two members of the Kosovo Parliament have been fighting in Pristina in front of TV cameras after heated debate. At first Frasner Krasnici, the oppositionist, poured his water glass on his discussion partner Milaim Zeka from the government camp. Zeka then threw his water bottle. Krasnici then went off and attacked his adversary with his fists. The two had to be separated by employees of the TV station.
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Fistfights and chair-throwing broke out in Uganda’s parliament on Tuesday ahead of a debate on whether to grant long-serving President Yoweri Museveni another term in office, local television showed.
Taiwan’s parliament descends into chaos for a second consecutive day as they brawl over a controversial infrastructure project.
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Lawmakers in Taiwan again brawled as cameras rolled this week, with everything from punches and paper to chairs and water balloons flying through the air. The scuffle reportedly occurred during a budget review for a controversial infrastructure project. Video source: SETTV
Out of competition and not a fight between memebers of parliament: Violence broke out in Macedonia’s Parliament on Thursday after an ethnic Albanian MP was elected speaker. The move sparked outrage from nationalists. Hundreds of angry pro-government protesters surrounded and stormed the Parliament building demanding new elections. Macedonia is a former republic of Yugoslavia.
South Africa’s parliament turned into a chaotic fistfight on Feb. 9 as opposition lawmakers refused to let president Jacob Zuma deliver his annual state of the nation address. Broadcast live on television, it was almost a play-by-play replay of 2016’s dramatics.
Jammu & Kashmir assembly was on Wednesday rocked by unprecedented violent protests during which furniture was damaged and mikes were uprooted by opposition members who demanded that chief minister Mehbooba Mufti clarify her stand on her remarks on Article 370, forcing the speaker to adjourn the House.
As the House assembled this morning, leader of the opposition Omar Abdullah sought clarification from speaker Kavinder Gupta on whether he had checked the records of the proceedings connected with the chief minister’s statement and expunged her remarks on Article 370.
“I want to ask whether you have expunged the remarks. Have you gone through the records,” Omar asked.
“When will the chief minister give her statement on the floor of House to clarify her stand on her remark. At what time she is going to give her statement,” he questioned.
The speaker said he has gone through the records and the chief minister did not mean what has been said over her remarks.
On this, National Conference and Congress trooped into the Well of the House, raising slogans against the government and the speaker, demanding that the chief minister make a statement on the floor of the House.
Some of the members were seen protesting on the tables and furniture and mikes were uprooted during the protests. Chairs were thrown, papers were torn and thrown in the Well as anti-government, anti-BJP, anti-speaker and anti-RSS slogans were raised.
Some of the members virtually came close to clashing with Lal Singh, a minister of the ruling coalition, however, the marshals and watch and ward staff prevented it.