Nigeria: Rights Groups Want UN to Intervene in African Witchcraft Activities

International human rights groups, 21st Century Witchcraft Accusations and Persecution and Human Rights Information Network (WHRIN) are putting pressure on the United Nation to stop the alleged de-humanisation of persons suspected to be witches and wizards in Nigeria and Africa.

The groups said unless the UN take urgent steps to check the abuses of those suspected to have magical powers to kill easily, the mob action on them would continue as members of the public are ready to lynch them at the slightest suspicion.

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