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New Hope for Survivors as they Celebrate Historic UN Resolution Condemning Harmful Practices Related to Accusations of Witchcraft and Ritual Attacks

New Hope for Survivors as they Celebrate Historic UN Resolution Condemning Harmful Practices Related to Accusations of Witchcraft and Ritual Attacks

Following 6 years of intensive advocacy by a coalition of survivors, NGOs, academics and lawyers, the UN Human Rights Council has passed a ground-breaking resolution, which “emphatically condemns harmful practices related to accusations of witchcraft and ritual attacks that result in human rights violations.

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 27th July 2021

 

 

UN Concept Note: In Support of Advocacy for the Elimination of Harmful Practices: Accusations of Witchcraft and Ritual Attacks

Please click HERE to download the full concept note and preliminary paper.

People Suspected of Witchcraft Are Still Being Persecuted and Killed: VICE News

An international group of advocates are urging the U.N. to do something about the ostracization and violence. See article here.