The Australian Greens have today backed calls by a coalition of ethnic and indigenous groups to protect laws against racially-motivated hate speech, saying the Coalition’s plan to weaken protections against racism is shameful.
Australian Greens spokesperson for Multiculturalism, Senator Richard Di Natale, today joined Australian Race Discrimination Commissioner Tim Soutphommasane in condemning an attack on a Jewish family in Bondi over the weekend.
Comments by Moreland mayor Oscar Yildiz in the media today raising fears about Muslim integration in the city of Fawkner reinforce negative stereotypes and misrepresent research, said the Greens today.
Australian Greens Spokesperson for Multiculturalism Senator Richard Di Natale today published a statement expressing support of the Australian Greens for Australia's Tamil community, and solidarity with the ethnic Tamil population of Sri Lanka on the anniversary of Sri Lanka's "Black July" anti-Tamil riots.
Australian Greens Senator for Victoria Richard Di Natale made this speech to the Senate condemning the Coalition for their recent call for "behavioural protocols" for refugees and notifying communities when refugees will be settled in their area
Australian Greens spokesperson for multiculturalism, Senator Richard Di Natale, today called on Senator Cory Bernardi and all Australian politicians to distance themselves from Geert Wilders, following the decision to approve his visa application.
Greens spokesperson for multiculturalism, Senator Richard Di Natale, will today give notice of a motion which calls on the Senate to reject the hateful anti-Muslim views of Geert Wilders and his Australian sponsors.