McCarthyism Down Under

McCarthyism Down Under

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison held a somber press conference on Friday to announce that the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) had conducted a raid on a sitting member of the New South Wales parliament all because, so far, he’d said favorable things about China and had traveled to the country.

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He became the first Muslim MP in the NSW Parliament when he joined the Upper House in 2009 to fill a vacancy.

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Shawki Moselmane said his brother was “a very respectable man” who was the subject of racism, and that the AFP would not find any evidence.