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Australian Greens MP shook hands with burka-wearing Pauline Hanson 'in solidarity' after mistaking her for protester

An Australian Greens MP has revealed how he shook hands with firebrand anti-immigrant MP Pauline Hanson wearing a burqa in “solidarity”, not realising it was a stunt. Ms Hanson, leader of the right-wing One Nation party, caused a furore when she entered the Senate wearing the face-covering garment. Greens MP Peter Whish-Wilson told BuzzFeed News Australia’s political podcast 'Is It On?' he saw a “woman in full dress and burka” being followed around by security guards as he walked to Question Time.
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