Posts Tagged ‘Child’

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New Mexico Sect Leader Guilty in Child Sex Case

December 16, 2008

An apocalyptic religious sect’s leader was convicted Monday of criminal sexual contact with an underage girl in an incident he called a spiritual healing exercise.

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Child-Witches of Nigeria Seek Refuge

November 10, 2008

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Ostracised, vulnerable and frightened, she wandered the streets in
south-eastern Nigeria, sleeping rough, struggling to stay alive. 
Mary was found by a British charity worker and today lives at a refuge in Akwa
Ibom province with 150 other children who have been branded witches, blamed
for all their family’s woes, and abandoned.

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