When you have a large country, in our own region, that suggests they want peace and harmony and yet are not prepared to call out the actions of an autocratic state that wants to violate the territorial sovereignty of their neighbour, then that is very concerning. Chilling. I’m calling that out.”
– For two years, Scott Morrison has financed and endorsed several police states whose violent assault on human rights in his own country has no historical precedent. Vladimir Putin didn’t shoot Australians in the back with rubber bullets, arrest pregnant women, launch gestapo raids on churches mid-service or pepper-spray little old ladies. Our own ‘leaders’ did.