Liberal MP who once tweeted about using water cannons to disperse protesters joins Hong Kong anti-government marches
An Australian government MP who once mocked Australian protesters as “time wasters” has joined Hong Kong protesters in a show of support for the latest round of anti-government demonstrations.
Federal Liberal MP Tim Wilson marched with activists on Sunday as the city railed against a new ban on face masks and the declaration of authoritarian colonial British-era powers that have not been used since 1967.
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Proud to #StandWithHongKong. Strange fact: The last time (2003) I protested in #HongKong I was wearing a pink polo as well. pic.twitter.com/7aP57qEUJG
Walked past Occupy Melbourne protest, all people who think freedom of speech = freedom 2 b heard, time wasters ... send in the water cannons
But u r all talk no action！
when i and Denise Ho visit ur office， i ask u to establish a protection system for Chinese in Australian univercities.
but you said thats not ur job or our gov‘s job.
Real politicians r decided by real action，but selfie with political celebrity. https://t.co/psiK9maH6T
good job on @TimWilsonMP dumbing me
why dont u make the discussion public like u post selife？
of course，ur party‘s job is taking away funding for public not giving.
without a equally strong Chinese media in Australia，the beijing puppet ones will keep manipulate people here pic.twitter.com/jgKhrD3E4s
Lolz. @AlboMP spends a lot of time thinking about how to slap down someone he doesn’t think about. Maybe he should pay attention, then he’d have known how toxic his #RetireeTax was. Maybe he wanted @AustralianLabor to lose so he could be Leader of the Opposition. Continue reading...