The Australian Senate has formally censured a lawmaker who sparked outrage by blaming the New Zealand mosque attacks on Muslim migration.
Senator Fraser Anning, a far-right independent, made his comments on the day of the shootings in Christchurch which killed 50 people last month.
On Wednesday, lawmakers from across the political spectrum condemned his “inflammatory and divisive” remarks.
Mr Anning said the censure was “an attack on free speech”. Read more