Archive for January, 2010

Les enfants-sorciers d’Afrique centrale

January 29, 2010

http://www.cairn.info/revue-cahiers-d-etudes-africaines-2008-1-page-297.htm

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Widow raped for practising witchcraft

January 29, 2010

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/Widow-raped-for-practising-witchcraft/articleshow/5474594.cms

Witchcraft and trafficking

January 25, 2010

http://justhumantraffick.blogspot.com/2009/09/witchcraft-accusations-and-human.html

Bewitching Development:

January 25, 2010

http://www.amazon.com/Bewitching-Development-Witchcraft-Reinvention-Neoliberal/dp/0226764583

Witches and the Problem of Evil

January 19, 2010

http://www.christianitytoday.com/bc/2009/novdec/witchesandtheproblemofevil.html

Bizarre Rumours

January 14, 2010

http://www.lrb.co.uk/blog/2010/01/12/adam-kuper/bizarre-rumours/

Update of items posted on the witchcraft blog in December 2009

January 5, 2010

Kindly find an update below of items posted on the witchcraft blog https://maheba.wordpress.com in December 2009.

: Fear of black magic forces maids’ probe
: Sorcery and Witchcraft Still Blight on Middle East
: Witch-Hunt in Kenya as The Elderly Are Targeted
: Thousands Flee Northern Congo Insurgency Inspired by Mystic
: Nepal’s Dalit women tortured in charge of witchcraft
: Peacemakers and Rainmakers
: Trading on faith: religious movements and informal economic governance in Nigeria
: Sangomas: Problem or Solution for South
: Invisible wounds from the Congo war
: SCOTLAND YARD IN THE BUSH: MEDICINE MURDERS, CHILD WITCHES AND THE CONSTRUCTION
: Witchcraft in Transkei Region of South African: case report
:Contemporary Witch-Hunting in Gusii, Southwestern Kenya
: When Children Are Accused Of Witchcraft …
: Human rights protection recommended
: Ignorance, superstition and witchcraft practice cost lives in Orissa
: Building Peace After War
: Witchcraft and human trafficking seminar in London
:Recourse Rare for Witch Hunt Victims in India
: Zimbabwe: Refer Cases to Specialists
: Channel 4 returns to Africa’s witch children

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Fear of black magic forces maids’ probe

January 4, 2010

http://arabnews.com/?page=1&section=0&article=130605&d=3&m=1&y=2010&pix=kingdom.jpg&category=Kingdom

Sorcery and Witchcraft Still Blight on Middle East

January 4, 2010

http://www.theepochtimes.com/n2/content/view/26927/

Witch-Hunt in Kenya as The Elderly Are Targeted

January 4, 2010

http://www.newstimeafrica.com/archives/9767