Saturday, December 26, 2009

Kenyan Elders Killed in Witch-Hunt

December 26, 2009 on Al Jazeera English
Dozens of villagers in the Kenyan district of Kisii are falling prey to superstitious groups accusing them of witchcraft.

The poverty-stricken district, known as Kenya's sorcery belt, has seen an increase in mob attacks on individuals and even killings.

Three months ago, a group of youths tortured five suspected witches before setting them on fire.

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