New Zealand shooting: Australian senator egged after controversial remarks

Christchurch shooting: Sajid Javid slams Australian Senator Fraser Anning over comments

He was later released from police custody pending further inquiries, Mirror reported.

A change.org petition calling for Anning's removal from Parliament has received over 450,000 signatures since Friday.

A media adviser for Senator Anning told news.com.au yesterday there had been no backlash to the statement, but it only took minutes for social media to blow up in outrage.

"The remarks by Senator Fraser Anning blaming the murderous attacks by a violent, right-wing, extremist terrorist in New Zealand on immigration are disgusting".

His remarks were widely condemned, and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said a motion censuring Anning will be tabled when Parliament resumes its session.

Anning is then seen turning and clocking the boy twice, and subsequent footage shows the senator's supporters physically accosting the teen in an attempt to place him in a citizen's arrest. Police are investigating the possibility that other suspects may have been involved. By Saturday evening $17,000 had been donated (the goal was $2,000).

The at times, controversial, Senator, turned around and slapped the man.

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About 60 people attended the meeting in an industrial part of the suburb at which Senator Anning spoke.

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has also revealed she received a copy of the manifesto written by Friday's alleged mass murderer just minutes before the attacks in Christchurch began. He shouted at organisers to remove the protestor and to remove reporters. "If you don't like, get out", he said.

The 17-year-old's motives for egging the senator are not immediately clear, but he was quickly dubbed #EggBoy on social media and is getting global praise for what many are seeing as him standing up against Islamophobia and racism.

Hilltop Hoods have also shown their appreciation.

In a statement Anning blamed Muslims - who were the target of the attack - and immigration for the sickening attack. This guy is an Australian senator?

It will say the Senate calls on "all Australians to stand against hate and to publicly, and always, condemn actions and comments created to incite fear and distrust". According to the Guardian, he was ousted from his political party, Katter's Australian party, for advocating immigration policies that were too openly racist.

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