Obituary – Martha Timiye

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Our co-worker Martha Timiye passed away on 23.10.2015 in the Atebubu District Hospital, struck by a sudden illness. Martha suffered stigma in her home-town Saboba after a witchcraft-accusation. When we met and interviewed her in Yendi, she happily agreed to move to Atebubu to work as an assitant teacher for the children in Duabone. She […]

Witch-hunts in India

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Al-Jazeera published a documentary and a report about the work of NGO’s in India against witch-hunts. In general, the presecution and the beliefs are similar to the African witch-hunts. http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/101east/2013/01/2013121101834161718.html www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2015/06/magazine-meet-indian-women-hunted-witches-150603092941061.html