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Papua New Guinea Witchcraft

Modern Witch Explains How Her Beliefs Affect Her Children

HuffPost Live | Posted 07.10.2014 | Religion

What's it like to have a witch for a mother? Tova, a self-identified witch who uses her first name only and created the website The Way Of The Witc...

Startling Explanation For Papua New Guinea's Witch Hunts?

AP | ROD McGUIRK | Posted 08.10.2013 | World

CANBERRA, Australia — On a tropical island where most people live in huts, assailants armed with guns, machetes and axes stormed the wooden hous...

Papua New Guinea Gov't Considers Executing 'Witch' Killers

AP | ROD McGUIRK | Posted 05.02.2013 | World

CANBERRA, Australia -- Following a number of high-profile killings related to sorcery, Papua New Guinea's government is pushing for the South Pacific ...

2 Charged After Burning Alive Woman Accused Of Witchcraft

AP | Posted 04.20.2013 | World

SYDNEY — Papua New Guinea police have charged two people with the grisly killing of a woman who was tortured and burned alive in front of hundre...

Police Rescue 'Witches' About To Burned Alive

Agence France Presse | | Posted 04.15.2013 | World

Papua New Guinea police have rescued two women accused of sorcery who were about to be set alight, a report said, days after a young mother accused of...

Papua New Guinea Police Hunt For Mob That Burned 'Witch' Alive

AP | Posted 02.12.2013 | World

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea -- Papua New Guinea police say they are about to make their first arrests almost a week after a mob stripped, tortured ...

Where Violence Against Women Is Rampant

Zama Coursen-Neff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Zama Coursen-Neff

In Papua New Guinea, research indicates, two-thirds of women experience domestic violence, and 50 percent of women have experienced forced sex.

Papua New Guinea Woman Set On Fire, Witchcraft Fears Suspected

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SYDNEY, Australia — Police in rural Papua New Guinea said Friday they were investigating the killing of a woman who was tied to a wooden pole, s...