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Back Issues

Missing Women, Missing Selves
By Lila Rajiva

 Largely it is women—the mothers themselves, midwives, mothers-in-law or paternal grandmothers—who preside over the murders, sometimes with the stoic indifference of pagan goddesses, at other times with the limp desperation of sacrificial victims.

Bongo, Aida and the Razor Man
By Crispin Oduobuk


“There was a guy and a girl,” Kendi says, absent-mindedly checking the clip. “They used to deal for Bongo. You’ve maybe heard of him--the Razor Man.”

A Fine Wednesday Morning
By Andrew McKenna

‘Can you date the graves?’ I asked Sandoval.

‘Date them?’ he said. There was a silence for a moment. ‘Yes, easily, more or less. These people were murdered in 1986.’

The Face
By Shireen Joanna

I'm near your house, she wanted to say. I'm going to see what your wife looks like.

Frankly Speaking
A review
By Anjana Basu

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