A policeman who brought a teenage girl protesting climate change to tears as he threatened to arrest her has been branded ‘a coward’.
Schoolgirl Izzy Raj-Seppings, who was with her dad, was filmed being spoken to by a policeman outside the Australian Prime Minister’s home who said she was ‘blocking the road’.
Ms Parveen’s fear stems from two recent decisions by the Indian government. Last week the country’s parliament passed a bill that will grant citizenship to illegal immigrants from neighbouring countries, as long as they are not Muslim. Alongside this, the government of Narendra Modi plans to produce a national register of citizens, which will require each of the country’s 1.3 billion inhabitants, regardless of religion, to prove that they are Indian.
Critics say that the combination of the two makes Muslims uniquely vulnerable, because if Indians of every other religion fail to prove their citizenship through the register, they will be able to claim it as migrants through the new citizenship bill. Muslims will have no such option.
Suddenly a loud crash can be heard as shocked onlookers point out that the two boats have hit one-another. Images also show damage to the rear of the Glory, including windows that were smashed out and a railing that has been bent out of shape.
But the Republican Senate leader, senator Mitch McConnell has declined to do so, and admitted his is not merely going to be a neutral bystander. “I’m not an impartial juror. This is a political process. There’s not anything judicial about it,” he said.
Two decades ago, when Bill Clinton was impeached by a Republican-controlled House and prepared for a trial in a Senate controlled by Democrats, there was similar wrangling between both parties. A deal was eventually hammered out.
In NSW, the huge Gospers Mountain blaze and the Green Wattle Creek fire both returned to emergency after easing overnight. There are four fires at emergency warning level: Gospers Mountain, Currowan fire, Owendale, and Upper Turon, Palmers Oaky.