Meanwhile, in Tanzania, they’ve been killing “witches.”
Tanzanian police have charged 23 people with murder after seven villagers were burned alive on suspicion of witchcraft.
Though the attacks in Murufiti, a village in the western Kigoma region, happened on Monday, reports only surfaced with the arrests.
Five of those killed were aged over 60, the other two were over 40.
A Tanzanian human rights group estimates that 500 suspected witches are killed in Tanzania annually.
Five hundred. In just one country.
Witnesses say some of the victims were attacked with machetes and their homes burned.
The son of one of the victims, Josephat John, told Tanzania’s Mwananchi newspaper: “When I returned home in the evening, I found the body of my mother lying 10 metres away from our house, while the body of my father was burnt inside the house.”
Murdered because of a delusion.