Archive for May, 2009

States call for the decriminalization of the crime of witchcraft in the Central African Republic.

May 26, 2009

During the recent Universal Periodic Review of Central African Republic held at the Palais des Nations in Geneva on 04 May 2009, several countries called on the Government of the Central African Republic to take steps to tackle the issue of crimes against people accused of being witches. In particular, States such as the UK, France and Slovenia called on the Central African Republic to decriminalize the crime of witchcraft.

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Witchcraft and Mob Justice in Malawi

May 26, 2009

http://www.thewip.net/contributors/2008/05/mob_justice_in_malawi_accused.html

Witchcraft, Violence, and Democracy in South Africa

May 26, 2009

http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=3-Nrgb3vt_UC#reviews_anchor

Liberia: UN Puts Witchcraft Center Stage

May 26, 2009

http://allafrica.com/stories/200804030795.html

WITCHCRAFT ALARMISTS WILL FACE PROSECUTION

May 26, 2009

http://www.ghanaian-chronicle.com/thestory.asp?id=11783&title=%3CB%3EWITCHCRAFT%20ALARMISTS%20WILL%20FACE%20PROSECUTION%3C/B%3E

Saudi police launch campaign against witchcraft

May 26, 2009

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/World/Saudi-police-launch-campaign-against-witchcraft-/articleshow/4503814.cms

Children in Congo forced into exorcisms

May 26, 2009

http://www.usatoday.com/news/world/2009-05-20-childwitch_N.htm

Spain holds ‘voodoo’ traffickers

May 22, 2009

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/8063205.stm

New child witch documentary

May 22, 2009

http://abcnews.go.com/Video/playerIndex?id=7619753

Children in Congo forced into exorcisms

May 22, 2009

http://www.usatoday.com/news/world/2009-05-20-childwitch_N.htm