Witchcraft and Human Trafficking - a Bewitching Economy?The bond between witchcraft and human trafficking is not spiritual but economic as cultural beliefs are being hijacked to lure those who live in abject poverty, writes Elizabeth Willmott Harrop for ThinkAfricaPress.
ThinkAfricaPress, 17 September 2012
In parts of Africa, witchcraft is becoming increasingly linked to a modern form of slavery: human trafficking. Read more »
The International Labour Organisation has almost doubled its 2005 estimate, and revealed that there are 20.9 million victims of trafficking in the world with 3.7 million being in Africa.
Citizen, 22 October 2011
How is Tanzania's record on human rights? Read more »
New Vision, 8 September 2011
Recently, there has been a marked increase of reports on issues connected with witchcraft in the media. These stories range from exhuming dead bodies for body parts, human… Read more »
Mozambique: Old Woman Arrested for Trafficking in Body Parts
AIM, 10 December 2010
The Mozambican police in the western province of Tete, have arrested a 68 year old woman, who claims to have been trafficking in human body parts for the past 50 years. Read more »