Congo: Witchcraft in DR Congo the good, bad and the persecution

For Madame Christine, a 62 year-old woman accused of witchcraft, theĀ barazasĀ were a life line. In the village of Kikongo a mob gathered in the street to burn down the house of the suspected witch. Madame Christine went to the local police accusing ex-soldier Joseph of perpetrating the crusade against her. The police arrested him without trial. This enraged his fellow ex-soldiers so they marched to the local prison to destroy it and free their friend. Read more here.

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