Published On: Mon, Jul 19th, 2021
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Australian Govt Revokes Visa of UK Commentator Katie Hopkins for Breaching Quarantineon July 19, 2021 at 6:10 am

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British conservative commentator Katie Hopkins will be deported back to the UK following her comments on social media that she breached Australia’s quarantine rules while in Sydney. Australia’s Home Affairs Minister, Karen Andrews, confirmed the decision on July 19, adding that Hopkins’ actions were “unacceptable” given the current state of lockdown across Australian states. “The fact that she was out there boasting about breaching quarantine was just appalling,” Andrews told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC). “[I]t was a slap in the face for all those Australians who are currently in lockdown.” “We will be getting her out of the country as soon as we can possibly arrange that, so I’m hopeful that it will happen imminently.” In her now deleted post that was uploaded on Instagram on July 17, Hopkins criticised Australia’s response to the pandemic, saying that lockdowns were “the biggest hoax of all time.” She also detailed how …

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