Senate Gives Scott Morrison Unchecked Control Over Asylum Seekers’ Lives – The Guardian

“With the passage of the new law, the minister can push any asylum seeker boat back into the sea and leave it there…. Australia now regards itself as free from the bonds of the Refugee Convention – a treaty Australia helped write, and willingly signed up to, more than half a century ago. All references to it have been removed from Australian law.”  Read more here.