18 Oct 2016

PNG struggles to change sorcery mindset

From , 6:03 am on 18 October 2016

Papua New Guinea's struggle to contain sorcery-related violence is being linked to a lack of development for the majority rural population.
In recent days, more reports have emerged from the Highlands of attacks on people accused of using so-called sorcery.

While PNG scrapped the Sorcery Act three years ago in a move to criminalise such attacks, it's proving hard to change mindsets.

Johnny Blades reports: