The Global Mail: It’s 2013, And They’re Burning Witches
Human Rights / Papua New Guinea

The Global Mail: It’s 2013, And They’re Burning Witches

(Photograph by Vlad Sokhin) Sister Gaudentia knew immediately the spectacle the excited children were rushing to see. They were on their way to a witch-burning. There are many names for dark magic in the 850 tongues of Papua New Guinea,┬ásanguma resonating widely in these mountains. The 74-year-old sister hurriedly rounded up some of her staff, … Continue reading