Australian Senator Lidia Thorpe slams Queen and Royal Family
The Green senator – a frequent critic of Britain – has aired her views in a series of incendiary tweets in the wake of the Queen’s death at Balmoral Castle in Scotland on September 8. In her most recent, earlier today, she backed the decision of the AFLW, the Australian Football League’s women’s section, not to hold a minute’s silence during the indigenous round of games.
Prior to that, on Thursday, she share a link to a comment piece she had written for The Guardian, commenting: “They buried our kids in the sand and kicked off their heads, and you want me to pay my respects?
“This isn’t about an individual, it’s about the institution she represents and the genocide that they’re responsible for.”
In the article itself, she said: “’The ‘British empire’ declared a war on these shores, against this country’s…