Saturday, December 26, 2009

Kenyan Witch hunts highlight seriousness of problem

The report from the Al Jazeera website on the Kenyan witch hunts highlights an ongoing problem in Africa.  This is not limited to Kenya, but appears be a problem throughout the continent.  Superstition, greed, poverty, and corrupt religious leaders appear to be stirring up community fears, and it is costing lives.

Previous posts on this subject:
Persecution of Supposed Witches on the Rise
Witch Children of Africa Cont.
The Children of Pentecostal Theology?

1 comment:

Chris Dugan said...

If only there were a phrase that meant "a highly-publicized campaign of persecution, ostensibly carried out in order to expose traitors, often relying on flimsy or nonexistent evidence."