Q&A: Australian senator Mehreen Faruqi says she won’t ‘shut up’ on Gaza

Faruqi is using her place in parliament to protest against Australia’s decision not to join calls for a Gaza ceasefire., The Greens politician says she sees ‘no point’ in being in parliament ‘if we remain silent in times of such grave injustice’. Australian senator Mehreen Faruqi has been leading protests in the national parliament calling for a ceasefire in the Israel-Gaza conflict. As deputy leader of the Australian Greens, Faruqi says that she is bringing the “peoples’ protests into parliament”. With 11 senators, the Greens form part of the cross-bench,2023-11-15 00:20:00,Read More