Senator David Leyonhjelm – short statement opposing Rhiannon’s motion condemning Israel’s arbitrary detention of Khalida Jarrar

photo of Senator David Leyonhjelm
June 26, 2018

I just wish to point out that all members of the Palestinian Legislative Council are now into their 11th year of a four-year term.

Full speech

Senator LEYONHJELM (New South Wales) (16:21): I seek leave to make a short statement.

The PRESIDENT: Leave is granted for one minute.

Senator LEYONHJELM: I just wish to point out that all members of the Palestinian Legislative Council are now into their 11th year of a four-year term. Democracy is a remote concept in Palestine.

Link to parliamentary Hansard

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