Mexican writer Cristina Rivera Garza spoke at the Hong Kong Literary Festival about migration and borders in today's world. Photo: Raquel Carvalho

Writers ‘can’t turn blind eye’ to migration issues in Trump’s America, says author Cristina Rivera Garza

  • The award-winning author says writers in the US play a crucial role at a time of harsh migration policies and growing hate speech against foreigners
  • Garza, the author of six fictional books, has covered Chinese migration to Mexico, and is now writing a novel set near the US-Mexico border
Topic |   US immigration

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Mexican writer Cristina Rivera Garza spoke at the Hong Kong Literary Festival about migration and borders in today's world. Photo: Raquel Carvalho
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Former US ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch testifies before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill on Friday. Photo: AP

Donald Trump’s ‘intimidating’ attack on impeachment witness Marie Yovanovitch during testimony

  • ‘Everywhere [she] went turned bad,’ president tweets, lashing out at ousted US ambassador
  • House Intelligence Committee chairman calls outburst ‘witness intimidation in real time’, but does not say whether it is an impeachable offence
Topic |   Donald Trump impeachment inquiry

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Former US ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch testifies before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill on Friday. Photo: AP
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