Posts Tagged ‘Nigeria’


Sectarian Killings in Nigeria Continue: The Muslims and Christians of Jos

December 5, 2008

nigeria-sect-viol.jpgThe Katako market was still smouldering five days after it was razed to the ground by a mob of Christian youths. The bodies of ten people trapped in the fires that destroyed it had already been taken away and buried.

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Child-Witches of Nigeria Seek Refuge

November 10, 2008

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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