Eric Abetz, Senator for Tasmania. Photo: Facebook Eric Abetz, Senator for Tasmania. Photo: Facebook
Eric Abetz, Senator for Tasmania. Photo: Facebook
Australia

Senator insists Chinese-Australians condemn CCP at inquiry on diaspora issues, sparking backlash

  • Senator Eric Abetz’s demands at the inquiry about diversity in Australia sparked accusations he was waging a ‘McCarthyist campaign’ against Chinese-Australians
  • Former PM Kevin Rudd called the attack ‘repugnant’ and said the government should refrain from using race-based panic in its defence of national interests

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Eric Abetz, Senator for Tasmania. Photo: Facebook Eric Abetz, Senator for Tasmania. Photo: Facebook
Eric Abetz, Senator for Tasmania. Photo: Facebook
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