The parents asked the judge to tell them the whereabouts of the five children, aged between eight and 16, who had been separated from them upon crossing the border, but the judge would not tell them anything.
As is customary in this stomach-turning charade, the men in power remain defiant. Or say nothing at all. Or quote the Bible.
Photographer John Moore, whose viral image of a weeping two-year-old girl at the US border has become the potent symbol of the outrage over Donald Trump’s controversial “zero tolerance” policy.