Australia’s One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has entered the Senate wearing a burqa ahead of a debate on banning full-face coverings in public. Senate President Stephen Parry said Senator Hanson’s identity had been confirmed before she entered the chamber.

The stunt has drawn anger from the opposition benchers with crossbencher Derryn Hinch and Independent senator Cory Bernardi weighing in on the stunt which is set to shake up the debate – and Hanson wouldn’t have it any other way.

Over to the readers: What do you think of the stunt?

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Cask J. Thomson is the editor-in-chief of The Whole Story. Born in Scotland, he hates long walks along the beach.

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