Australian Senator Lydia Thorpe Has Endlessly Incited Criticism of his act during the swearing-in ceremony, Raising his fist, representing the greeting adopted by the Black Lives Matter movement, the Aboriginal senator, Queen Elizabeth II has been called a colonialist: “I, Sovereign Lydia Thorpe, solemnly and solemnly swear that I will be faithful and faithful to Her Majesty Elizabeth II, Queen of the Dominion.”
Immediately, Thorpe’s words provoke stir in the Senate, and several senators have expressed their disagreement with him, warning him: “You’re not a senator if you don’t do it right.” As a result, Thorpe has to repeat his oathThis was the second time without adding merit to the Queen, after being warned by Senate President Sue Lines, who asked her to read the oath correctly as it was written.
Advocate for Aborigines
Although Thorpe expressed confidence, Keeps his pulse with the monarchy, and continues with its activism. Senators come from a long family of women who Have defended the rights of Indigenous Australians, She herself is a descendant of the DjabWurrung, Gunnai and Gunditjimara ethnic groups. That is why, despite repeating her oath and fulfilling it as requested, the Congresswoman later published the message on her Twitter account: “Sovereignty is never abandoned”, making it clear that he’s still fighting,
There are several occasions on which Thorpe has clarified his position. During interference in a program of Channel 10, He said his fight is focused on freeing Australia from the links it has created with the United Kingdom. And protect your country as well as your roots coming from Aboriginal Australians. your party, Greens broadly share Thorpe’s view, The party leader himself, criticized for his actions on several occasions, called for the removal of the Australian flag, saying it did not represent his people. Congressmen believe that the flag is a symbol of the colonization of their lands and their duty in what they have defined as “the illegal occupation of the colonial system”.
Thorpe also via his Twitter account Strongly criticized Queen Elizabeth II, Some of the messages they shared said: “It’s 2022 and we continue to swear allegiance to the Queen of another country” or “Not all politicians today have sworn allegiance to the Queen of England ” Monarch takes on the role of head of state in Australia, as well as 14 other countries that all belong to the Commonwealth of Nations, created by the United Kingdom to group all of its former colonies. Many countries other than Australia, In which the tension of being associated with the United Kingdom is increasing In recent years and the defense of its total autonomy has been increasing.