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Superstition in Africa

Superstition? It’s Complicated…and Dangerous

Canadian journalist Karen Palmer weighs in with her new book, Spellbound: Inside West Africa’s Witch Camps, on the plight of women banished from their homes on the basis of witchcraft accusations ”proven” by a trial that often features a traditional ceremony involving the slaughter of a chicken

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