AFAW Rescues Man Accused of ‘Stealing’ Destinies of People in Nigeria

By Leo Igwe On May 5, an associate of the Advocacy for Alleged Witches (AFAW) drew attention to the case of a man who was accused of ‘holding’ the destinies of people in the community, Ugbelle. Ugbelle is in Ideato South (not Ideato North as earlier reported) in Orlu, Imo state. The man was allegedContinue reading “AFAW Rescues Man Accused of ‘Stealing’ Destinies of People in Nigeria”

Malawi Must Protect Lives and Property of Alleged Witches

By Dr. Leo Igwe The Advocacy for Alleged Witches (AfAW) condemns the destruction of houses and property of alleged witches in remote areas in Malawi. News from the country side says that some witch hunting villagers raided some communities today. According to local sources, an irate mob has demolished at least six apartments and otherContinue reading “Malawi Must Protect Lives and Property of Alleged Witches”

2020-2030: Decade of Activism Against Witch Persecution in Africa

*Languages listed alphabetically.* AFRIKAANS 2020-2030: DEKADE VAN AKTIVISME TEEN DIE VERVOLGING VAN HEKSE IN AFRIKA Advocacy for Alleged Witches (AfAW) (Afrikaans:Voorspraak vir Beweerde Hekse) kondig hiermee ‘n dekade van aktivisme teen vervolging van hekse in Afrika aan: 2020-2030. Die hoofdoel van hierdie inisiatief is om ‘n Afrika hekse te skep wat vry is van die jagContinue reading “2020-2030: Decade of Activism Against Witch Persecution in Africa”

Towards an Effective Advocacy Against Witch Persecution in Malawi

By Dr. Leo Igwe The need to combat allegations of witchcraft, the attack and killing of alleged witches in Malawi has become quite urgent. The bloodletting linked to witchcraft allegations has become mind-boggling and must stop immediately. In the past years, humanists in Malawi have worked to address this problem, and bring an end toContinue reading “Towards an Effective Advocacy Against Witch Persecution in Malawi”

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