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Man in burqa, woman in motorcycle helmet walk into Melbourne ANZ bank to test political correctness

A man in a burqa and a woman in a motorcycle helmet have walked into a Melbourne bank to make a point about political correctness.

Conservative activist Avi Yemini, who is running as an Australian Liberty Alliance candidate at tomorrow’s Victorian election, and the right-wing party’s president Debbie Robinson entered an ANZ branch in the city on Friday afternoon.

Bank security guards raised no objection to Mr Yemini, a former Israeli soldier, wearing a black Islamic outfit as he carried a handbag during the lunch hour.

Conservative activist Avi Yemini (pictured), who is running as an Australian Liberty Alliance candidate at tomorrow’s Victorian election wore a burqa into a Melbourne city bank branch

Mrs Robinson however was approached by security as she wore a black helmet over a blue suit jacket, moments after arriving at the bank on Collins Street.

She asked why she had to remove her helmet while her party colleague, running as an upper house candidate for Southern Metro, could keep his burqa on.

‘Well, how come that lady can wear a burqa?,’ she said.

The bank employee struggled to answer her question.

The right-wing party's president Debbie Robinson (pictured) entered an ANZ bank in the city on Friday afternoon 

The right-wing party’s president Debbie Robinson (pictured) entered an ANZ bank in the city on Friday afternoon 

Bank security guards raised no objection to Avi Yemini (pictured), a former Israeli soldier, wearing a black Islamic outfit as he carried a handbag

Bank security guards raised no objection to Avi Yemini (pictured), a former Israeli soldier, wearing a black Islamic outfit as he carried a handbag

‘Yeah, I know but it’s um,’ he said. 

Still wearing her motorcycle helmet, Mrs Robinson protested about being discriminated against.

‘So I have to take this off and she doesn’t have to take that off?,’ she said.

The security guard still struggled to answer her.

‘Yeah, I’m not going to get into that,’ he said.

At that point, Mrs Robinson told him she the double standard was ridiculous.

Mrs Robinson was approached by security as she wore a black helmet over a blue suit jacket, moments after arriving at the branch on  Collins Street

Mrs Robinson was approached by security as she wore a black helmet over a blue suit jacket, moments after arriving at the branch on Collins Street

Mrs Robinson then removed her helmet and made her point about political correctness as Mr Yemini walked by her in a burqa

Mrs Robinson then removed her helmet and made her point about political correctness as Mr Yemini walked by her in a burqa

‘Why? What’s the difference? I feel like that’s kind of discriminating against me,’ she said.

‘I mean she’s sitting there with that on. Why do I have to take this off?.’

Mrs Robinson then removed her helmet and made her point about political correctness as Mr Yemini walked by her in a burqa.

‘I think it’s really unfair I have to take this off and people can walk around with those on,’ she said.

‘I think that’s terrible in this day in age. How come you can wear that? That’s not fair.’ 

She protested that it was unfair she had to remove her motorcycle helmet as her political colleague was allowed to continue wearing a burqa

She protested that it was unfair she had to remove her motorcycle helmet as her political colleague was allowed to continue wearing a burqa

Mr Yemini then removed his facial covering. 

The conservative Jewish activist, who campaigns against Islamist extremists, mocked the security guard for being politically correct.

‘You’re a good man for standing up for multiculturalism,’ he said.

‘Don’t you feel safer?’

Like One Nation, the Australian Liberty Alliance is in favouring of banning full facial coverings in public.

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson last year wore a burqa into the Senate chamber to make this point. 

Daily Mail Australia has contacted ANZ to clarify their policy on full facial coverings in bank branches. 

Mr Yemini then removed his facial covering and mocked the security guard for 'standing up for multiculturalism'

Mr Yemini then removed his facial covering and mocked the security guard for ‘standing up for multiculturalism’

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