Protesters fight with security at Australian parliament in asylum seekers row
The protesters, who reached the parliamentary public gallery above sitting politicians, forced Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to leave the chamber and the suspension of parliament.
Many protesters were wrestled to the ground by security and dragged from the chamber.
“We are here today because you have become world leaders in cruelty,” one protester shouted, according to local media.
Under Australia's tough border security policy, asylum seekers intercepted trying to reach the country by boat are sent for processing at the camps on Papua New Guinea's Manus island and Nauru in the South... read more
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