Mehreen Faruqi, Pakistani-born Australian politician, Australian Green Party, Muslim woman, Senate Pakistani-origin, World news

Pakistani-born Australian politician Mehreen Faruqi becomes first Muslim senator

Canberra: Pakistani-born politician Mehreen Faruqi, of the Australian Green Party, on Monday became the first Muslim woman to occupy a seat in the country's Senate.     According to international online web media, Faruqi took office a week after Senator Fraser Anning, of Australia's Katter Party, made controversial comments on Muslim and non-English speaking immigrants from the "third world".  ...