Scott Morrison ‘using asylum seeker children as bargaining chips’

From The Guardian: “Human rights commissioner Gillian Triggs says immigration minister is using children as leverage to win passage for his temporary protection visa legislation…

…“The minister is using the children in detention, along with the Palmer United party, as bargaining chips to get what he wants, which is temporary protection visas. We find this deeply offensive to international law, to the rights of the child, that they are being held as a means to ensure the minister gets what he wants – temporary visas.””

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