Leaders slam Aussie senator who punched teen after anti-Muslim remarks
Prime Ministers Scott Morrison and Jacinda Ardern criticized the senator. Photo: Hannah Peters/Getty Images
The prime ministers of Australia and New Zealand denounced Sunday an Australian senator who struck a teenager who egged him after the politician blamed Muslim immigration for the fatal Christchurch mosque attacks.
The full force of the law should be applied to Sen. Anning— Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison
The details: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern called Sen. Fraser Anning's comments a "disgrace." Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the government and Labor opposition would pass a motion when Parliament returned next month to censure Anning, who hit the teenager twice after an egg was smashed on his head, News.com.au reports.