500 ‘witches’ lynched yearly in Tanzania

Date: 31-05-2012 1:34 am (10 years ago) | Author: psalmmy
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Arusha – About 3 000 people suspected of witchcraft, mainly old women, were lynched in Tanzania from 2005 to 2011, a leading local rights group said on Tuesday.”Between 2005 and 2011 around 3 000 people were lynched by frightened neighbours who thought they were witches,” the Legal and Human Rights Centre (LHRC) said in a report.



On average 500 people… particularly old women with red eyes, are killed every year in Tanzania because they are suspected of being witches,” the report said.

The provinces hardest hit are Mwanza and Shinyanga in the north of the country, LHRC said.

“In Shinyanga province for example 242 people were killed because of local beliefs in witchcraft between January 2010 and January 2011 alone,” it said.

The rights group explained that red eyes are feared as a sign of witchcraft, even if they in fact often result from the use of cow dung as cooking fuel in impoverished communities. The centre said that many local people believe that witchcraft is behind every misfortune from infertility and poverty to failure in business, famine and earthquakes.


Quick Solution: don't give birth to Female!

Posted: at 31-05-2012 01:34 AM (10 years ago) | Upcoming
- Ngeboju at 31-05-2012 05:49 AM (10 years ago)
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give ur life 2 Jesus be4 it's too late; "blessed are they whose iniquities are forgiven, and whose sins are covered. Rom4:7"
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- Solidstonez at 31-05-2012 08:21 AM (10 years ago)
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 Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked

Posted: at 31-05-2012 08:21 AM (10 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- zeigbo at 31-05-2012 08:35 AM (10 years ago)
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Hmmmmmmm

Posted: at 31-05-2012 08:35 AM (10 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- Bettygirls at 31-05-2012 08:59 AM (10 years ago)
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Repent and u shall be saved
Posted: at 31-05-2012 08:59 AM (10 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- omoiya1 at 31-05-2012 09:05 AM (10 years ago)
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African Voodoo.
Posted: at 31-05-2012 09:05 AM (10 years ago) | Upcoming
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- vantheo at 31-05-2012 09:13 AM (10 years ago)
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Supernatural

Posted: at 31-05-2012 09:13 AM (10 years ago) | Hero
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- watnico at 31-05-2012 09:43 AM (10 years ago)
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them still dey that side?
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- lanudja at 31-05-2012 09:54 AM (10 years ago)
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Africa mentality
Posted: at 31-05-2012 09:54 AM (10 years ago) | Hero
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- edobaking at 31-05-2012 09:57 AM (10 years ago)
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so red eyes na witche, denm people are blindly stupid, they are just killing inocent old woman God have mercy.
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- Annana at 31-05-2012 10:27 AM (10 years ago)
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Quote from: dejiroony on 31-05-2012 01:34 AM
Arusha – About 3 000 people suspected of witchcraft, mainly old women, were lynched in Tanzania from 2005 to 2011, a leading local rights group said on Tuesday.”Between 2005 and 2011 around 3 000 people were lynched by frightened neighbours who thought they were witches,” the Legal and Human Rights Centre (LHRC) said in a report.



On average 500 people… particularly old women with red eyes, are killed every year in Tanzania because they are suspected of being witches,” the report said.

The provinces hardest hit are Mwanza and Shinyanga in the north of the country, LHRC said.

 Huh? Huh? ???have you gone to school and have faith? any faith.

“In Shinyanga province for example 242 people were killed because of local beliefs in witchcraft between January 2010 and January 2011 alone,” it said.

The rights group explained that red eyes are feared as a sign of witchcraft, even if they in fact often result from the use of cow dung as cooking fuel in impoverished communities. The centre said that many local people believe that witchcraft is behind every misfortune from infertility and poverty to failure in business, famine and earthquakes.


Quick Solution: don't give birth to Female!
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- Annana at 31-05-2012 10:29 AM (10 years ago)
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to poster:
  Huh?  Huh? have you gone to school and have faith? any faith...

no more girls, no more babies or women to procreate
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- CammyWhite at 31-05-2012 10:38 AM (10 years ago)
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Quote from: dejiroony on 31-05-2012 01:34 AM
Arusha – About 3 000 people suspected of witchcraft, mainly old women, were lynched in Tanzania from 2005 to 2011, a leading local rights group said on Tuesday.”Between 2005 and 2011 around 3 000 people were lynched by frightened neighbours who thought they were witches,” the Legal and Human Rights Centre (LHRC) said in a report.

On average 500 people… particularly old women with red eyes, are killed every year in Tanzania because they are suspected of being witches,” the report said.

The provinces hardest hit are Mwanza and Shinyanga in the north of the country, LHRC said.

“In Shinyanga province for example 242 people were killed because of local beliefs in witchcraft between January 2010 and January 2011 alone,” it said.

The rights group explained that red eyes are feared as a sign of witchcraft, even if they in fact often result from the use of cow dung as cooking fuel in impoverished communities. The centre said that many local people believe that witchcraft is behind every misfortune from infertility and poverty to failure in business, famine and earthquakes.

Quick Solution: don't give birth to Female!

NO, THE SOLUTION IS TO STOP BELIEVING IN WITCHES! THEY DON'T EXIST!!
Posted: at 31-05-2012 10:38 AM (10 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- dizhadah at 31-05-2012 10:43 AM (10 years ago)
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haba, at this age.
Posted: at 31-05-2012 10:43 AM (10 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- patbest at 31-05-2012 11:10 AM (10 years ago)
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WHEN I GET TO TANZANIA I WILL SUE THEM FOR KILLING, STILL THINKING OF THE AMOUNT THEY HAVE TO PAY
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- KINGJHOE at 31-05-2012 11:36 AM (10 years ago)
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the woman self...na stone face
Posted: at 31-05-2012 11:36 AM (10 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Neglito at 31-05-2012 11:47 AM (10 years ago)
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IGNORANCE.
Posted: at 31-05-2012 11:47 AM (10 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- michelleMD at 31-05-2012 12:32 PM (10 years ago)
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true fact
Posted: at 31-05-2012 12:32 PM (10 years ago) | Newbie
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- diana80 at 31-05-2012 01:34 PM (10 years ago)
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afrique eeey
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- open_reality at 31-05-2012 02:16 PM (10 years ago)
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Quote from: Neglito on 31-05-2012 11:47 AM
IGNORANCE.
#fact  Smiley Smiley

Posted: at 31-05-2012 02:16 PM (10 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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