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.
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.
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.