Australian Lawmaker's Speech Calling For Muslim Immigration Ban Sparks Outrage

Nazi phrase ‘final solution’ used by Katter MP Fraser Anning in ‘racist’ speech

Australian politicians condemn call for a 'final solution' to ban Muslim migration

Senator Anning also wants a plebiscite on who comes to the country to allow people to decide whether they want "wholesale non-English speaking immigrants from the third world".

Later on Wednesday Hanson introduced her private member's bill "to give voters a say on whether Australia's immigration levels are too high by casting a vote at the next general election".

The term commonly describes the Nazi policy of exterminating European Jews, which...

"Those of us that are already here are responsible for behaving in a manner that encourages people to make the same journey as us, no matter where they come from, their economic capacity, social standing, the colour of their skin, their religion, sexuality or gender identity".

She claimed it was written by a sacked staffer to Malcolm Roberts - the former One Nation senator replaced by Senator Anning - and was "straight from the Goebbels handbook for the Nazi Germany". "I want to apologise to the Senate and the Australian people that after the vomitous poison last night I then, stupidly, and unthinkingly, and I did think about it, I followed Senate protocol and I should have lined up here and shook this unworthy man's hand", a clearly emotional Hinch said. Labor senator Penny Wong introduced the motion, with Anning leaving the chamber partway through her speech. He called for the government to ban all welfare payments to migrants in the first five years of living in Australia, labelling many asylum seekers as "welfare seekers".

"I hadn't even thought about it", he told 2GB's Alan Jones.

However, hitting back at the criticism, Bob Katter, the leader of Anning's party, KAP, said he supported his colleague's statement "1,000 per cent". "Ninety percent of Australia have been waiting for someone to say it and believe it".

Senator Derryn Hinch said he went home and washed his hands after shaking Anning's hand after the "vomitous poison" of his speech on Tuesday night, calling the speech "Pauline Hanson on steroids".

"So we reject, we condemn racism in any form, and the remarks by Senator Anning are justly condemned and rejected by us all", he said.

Senator Anning also said Australia was entitled to insist migrants were predominantly of the "historic European Christian composition".

Around 1942, the Nazi leadership established a plan called "The Final Solution to the Jewish Question", which led to the mass genocide of Jewish people in occupied Europe.

The Sydney Morning Herald called it "the most inflammatory maiden speech to an Australian parliament" since a speech made 20 years ago that asserted Australia was "in danger of being swamped by Asians".

Anning also proposed a national vote that would ban all Muslims from entering the country.

Responding to Anning's comments in a speech to the Lower House, Shadow Multicultural Minister Tony Burke called the words "bile".

"Now, as I said, I'm appalled by Fraser Anning's speech".

"Unfortunately, if you have a jar of jelly beans and three of them are poison you're not going to try any of them".

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