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Ku Klux Klan Garb Used To Protest Burqa In Australian Parliament

Ku Klux Klan Garb Used To Protest Burqa In Australian Parliament

By Val Powell October 29, 2014

In protest of the repeal of an interim rule requiring people with facial coverings such as burqas to be seated separately from the public galleries, one Australian protester wore a Ku Klux Klan hood in Parliament. The protester was accompanied …

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