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Back Issues

Ali's Pictures
By Veronica Khokhlova

 One night as we were sitting around the TV, watching the news of yet another bombing in Israel, my father muttered with disgust: 
“It’s all your Arab friends, Sasha.” 

Letter from Pakistan
Is Pakistan on America's Hit List?
The Israel Card

By Abbas Zaidi

After using Pakistan against other Islamic countries, Pakistan, according to the Pakistani press, will end up itself in the American line of fire.

No Use Complainin’
From a Zimbabwe Diary
 By Richard Czujko
(Republic of South Africa)

Suitcases or satchels are required to carry around any 
meaningful amount of cash.

The Dirty Little Not-So-Secret
A Review
By Moira Richards
(Republic of South Africa)

One of the greatest dangers a South African schoolgirl faces 
is gang-rape.

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