Australian far-right politician Pauline Hanson wears burqa to Parliament, calls for ban

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August 17, 2017 2:49 PM

CANBERRA (REUTERS) – Australian far-right politician Pauline Hanson wore a burqa to Parliament on Thursday (Aug 17), as part of her campaign to ban the all-enveloping garment worn by some Muslim women, drawing a quick rebuke from the government and Muslims.