Papua New Guinea: Witchcraft accusations – Still killing women over 300 years later

There is no clear explanation for the apparent up-tick in killings in parts of the South Pacific nation, and even government officials seem at a loss to say why this is happening. Some are arguing the recent violence is fuelled not by the nation’s widespread belief in black magic but instead by economic jealousy born of a mining boom that has widened the country’s economic divide and pitted the haves against the have-nots. Read more here.

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