DR CONGO:More Than 70,000 Children Were Tortured Or Killed Becuase Of Accusations Of Witchcraft

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Children accused of witchcraft
Children accused of witchcraft

In Dr Congo, more than 70,000 children were tortured, abandoned, killed, because of being accused of witchcraft. Simply in the region of Kinsasha 30,000 street children were removed from their families for this reason. Much of the Congolese population, from teachers, to professionals, religious leaders, believe in witchcraft. It is a widespread phenomenon in the bantu culture and difficult to eradicate, according to the complaints of various organizations working to combat it