17-Year-Old Eggs Islamophobic Senator

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The ugly scenes unfolded at a public event in Moorabbin on Saturday afternoon and comes after the Senator released a statement blaming the Christchurch massacre on immigration.

The 17-year-old smashed an egg on the back of the head of Queensland Senator Fraser Anning - on camera - as Anning was speaking to the press in Melbourne Saturday.

Anning has received widespread condemnation following comments he made that saying cause of New Zealand's worst peace time shooting was letting "Muslim fanatics" migrate to the country.

In the footage, the shocked Anning turned and punched the boy in the face before the boy was pinned down by Anning's bodyguards. "Police at the front of the venue were notified, attended and arrested the 17-year-old shortly thereafter".

The moment a young man broke an egg on Australian Senator Fraser Anning's head.

The young male was then led away by Victoria Police staff. "However, whilst this kind of violent vigilantism can never be justified, what it highlights is the growing fear within our community, both in Australia and New Zealand, of the increasing Muslim presence".

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The alleged murderer, Australian Brenton Tarrant, is said to have committed the crimes because he saw Muslim immigrants as 'invaders'.

Opposition leader Bill Shorten said Senator Anning's comments were "disgusting".

49 people are confirmed dead after at least one gunman opened fire during Friday prayers at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Since the incident, support for the boy has flooded in on social media, with many hailing him a "hero" and calling for him to be given awards and medals for his actions.

Canberra, as well as the rest of the world, was quick to denounce Anning's statements, particularly the nation's prime minister, who stated that Anning's "views have no place in Australia", cited by the Washington Post. Dubbed "Egg Boy" by the internet at large, videos of him egging Anning have garnered worldwide attention. Shut the f*** up and have some respect, ' one person wrote on Twitter.

Anning is known as a far-right politician in Australia. According to the Guardian, he was ousted from his political party, Katter's Australian party, for advocating immigration policies that were too openly racist.