Parliament Fight Club: When Lawmakers Attack

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Apparently defending the honor of Jordanian Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour after Prime Minister Zeid al-Shawabkeh accused the leader of corruption, fellow lawmaker Shadi al-Adwan came to blows with the accuser during a parliament session in March 2013. As the room’s video cameras showed, Adwan reached behind his back as if to draw a gun before other lawmakers interfered. However, in September 2013, gun shots were actually fired in session.

(Photo: MUHAMMAD HAMED/LANDOV)

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