America, You’re Being White-Vanned

Goon squad

In Sri Lanka, during the war, they used to abduct people in white vans. Political opponents, suspected insurgents, but eventually just for ransom. Unaccountable thugs eventually do unaccountable things.

In the 80s, my late friend Mohan was picked up by the police. He was wearing a red shirt and…

Indrajit Samarajiva is a writer living in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sign up for my newsletter at www.indi.ca, and you can reach me at indi@indi.ca.

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