Is this the new face of right-wing extremism in Australia? The blonde mother and Rise Up Australia leader who begged supporters to ‘protect our flag’ as clashes raged around her

“One of the standout images of the weekend’s protests between far right and anti-racism groups was the sight of the deputy leader of an anti-Islam political party addressing a flag pride protest wearing an Australian flag dress with her clenched fist raised.

Rise Up Australia candidate Rosalie Crestani delivered a speech to members of the True Blue Crew and United Patriots Front on Sunday to ‘protect our Aussie flag’ outside Royal Exhibition Building, where the flag was first raised in 1901, in central Melbourne.

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Posted on June 28, 2016 in Rise Up Australia

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