In her maiden speech, Australia’s first female Muslim senator Mehreen Faruqi criticizes politicians and the media for the “legitimisation and normalisation” of racism in Australia.
“You can’t condemn racism and then in a warm glow of self-congratulation
allow deep-rooted structures of discrimination to remain in access to
healthcare and public services, in our prisons and justice system and in
our immigration system.”
"We are gathered today on stolen land.”