Fraser Anning is a far-right Australian politician in the news for saying that Muslims were themselves responsible for the mass-murder of 49 people in two New Zealand mosques by a white nationalist. At a press event today, he said that such events eventually be "accepted" and was egged by a teenager, who he then punched in the face. The teen was then held in a chokehold by his supporters, arrested, and ultimately released without charge.
Here's footage of the egging, the punching, and the choking:
— Nine News Melbourne (@9NewsMelb) March 16, 2019
Here's footage that shows why the teen chose that moment to make his move:
This is the result of spreading hatred
— SayedHosseinQazwini (@Shqazwini) March 16, 2019
Here's footage of the choke-hold up close, with some interesting dialogue from Anning's goons.
— Paul Barry (@TheRealPBarry) March 16, 2019
Chaos has broken out at a meeting where Senator Fraser Anning was speaking to a small group of supporters. I've now been booted out after telling 5 men to get off a young protestor @10NewsFirstMelb @10NewsFirst #Christchurch @JonathanLea10 pic.twitter.com/PWnkviLUyl
— Katherine Firkin (@KatherineFirkin) March 16, 2019