Archive | April, 2011

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Anti-Witchcraft Bill To Be Tabled In Indian Assembly

From the Hindustan Times, Mumbai, India, April 08, 2011. The bill for eradication of witchcraft and unfair religious practices will be tabled again in the ongoing budget session of the state legislature. The validity of the draft bill that was passed in the assembly in December 2005 but was later withheld by the upper house […]

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Malawai: Suspected Witches Jailed

Lilongwe, 6 April 2011 (IRIN) – At least 45 people are behind bars in Malawi on charges of witchcraft, although there is nothing in the country’s laws to keep them there. “The beliefs of the police and courts are becoming the law,” George Thindwa, director of the Association for Secular Humanism (ASH), a local NGO, […]

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