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.

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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.

Member of parliament pushed to the floor by employee of far right Party

During the summer party of the parliament in Saxony-Anhalt an employee of the far-right AfD molests members of parliament from the Left Party. After multiple requests to leave them alone the Lefts leave their table and head towards another one, the AfD employee follows them. Another AfD employee joins the scene, grabs one person from the Lefts by the shoulders and pushes him to the floor.

Fistfights erupt in Uganda’s parliament

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.

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Macedonia: Angry Protesters storm Parliament

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.