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Podcast #181 – Leo Igwe on Witchcraft Accusations in Africa

We interview humanist and activist Leo Igwe on his research into witchcraft accusations in rural Ghana. Belief in witchcraft is widespread in Africa, and it’s common for people to make false accusations in order to get rid of handicapped children, … Continue reading

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Nigerians call for conference against witch-hunting

This is very encouraging news.  Leo Ingwe of the Nigerian Humanist Movement has issued a call for papers for the “National Conference on Witch-hunts, Christian Fundamentalism, and Child Abuse” (you gotta love that they lumped these three topics together).  The … Continue reading

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