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Papua New Guinea: Police must act urgently to save captured women accused of “sorcery”

10 April 2013 Police in Papua New Guinea are not doing enough to ensure the release of a seriously injured woman currently detained by a group that accuses her of practising “sorcery”, Amnesty International said on Wednesday. The woman and her two daughters have been held captive in Lopele in Bana District, Southern Bougainville since early last week. The woman has critical injuries with a severe laceration to her neck after being attacked, according to information Amnesty International has received. Another three women have been prevented from leaving the district to seek essential medical care…

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