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Afghan refugee-elected senator’s hijab enters Australia’s parliament for the first time

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extensive foreign media reports,AustraliaFatima Payman, 27, a Labor Party politician, was elected to represent Western Australia on 20 June this year.senator, became the first senator in Australian history to wear a Muslim hijab in the House of Parliament. She is also the youngest senator in Australia and the third youngest senator in history.


Payman was 8 years oldAfghanistanImmigrate to Australia as a refugee. He thanked his father, who passed away in 2018, tearfully thanking his father, who passed away in 2018, for the sacrifice he made in his first parliamentary speech. Payman proudly said who would have thought that a little girl who was once an Afghan refugee would one day stand in the Australian Parliament House.



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