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First Humanist Conference in Malawi

The Association of Secular Humanism in Malawi is holding it’s first conference this year, thanks to a grant from Humanist Society members and supporters in Scotland.

65 year old man killed in latest witchcraft-related attack in Malawi

Three people have been arrested in Malawi for allegedly killing their 65-year-old uncle, Hudson Banga, after he was accused of killing a 27-year-old relative using witchcraft. The news comes only a few weeks after Humanist Society Scotland raised concerns that…

Five people killed in Malawi following witchcraft accusations

Five people in Malawi have been killed recently in two separate attacks following accusations of witchcraft. The Nation reports (25th January) that a 70-year-old man, identified as Limion Julius, was brutally murdered by four men after being accused of ‘bewitching’ a…

Couple in Malawi burned to death following witchcraft accusation

A Malawian couple in the village of Mtendere in Karonga have been burned to death in mob-attack following allegations of witchcraft, according to the Nyasa Times (warning: graphic content). It is reported that the couple, 76-year old Taipi Vinkhumbo and 65 year…

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