An Australian lawmaker showed solidarity with Iranians who oppose clerical rule and said the Islamic Republic would face consequences for abusing protesters.
Australian MP Keith Wolahan said in an exclusive interview with Iran International that he would do whatever he could to make the voices of the Iranian community heard.
“The least I can do is stand with them and use my voice on their behalf to help in any way I can,” the Australian official said.
Australian politicians read a statement in the House of Commons 40 days after the murder of Martha Amini, declaring solidarity with the people of Iran.
“The regime’s participation in the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women is unacceptable and not sufficient. It simply means that regime officials are trampling on domestic freedoms while they are free to move around the world with no repercussions. is not enough,” Wallahan said of the goal behind his statement.
“Many of the protesters have not only been killed but are about to be subjected to what can only be described as a show trial … There will be consequences on how those people are treated,” he said. I warned you.
Worahan represents the Menzies district, home to the largest number of Iranians in Australia.
I want to convey that voice to the Prime Minister and the Minister of Foreign Affairs. I do not belong to their party, but I plead with them to listen to the concerns of the community and act as Canada, the United States and Germany have done.