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Fear, Ignorance Fuel Malawi Mob Justice

Malawi is experiencing an upsurge in mob violence. In three recent incidents 11 people have been killed and a courthouse has been burned. The latest incident occurred Tuesday in Nsanje district in the south. A mob pounced on seven men accused of possessing human bones for witchcraft. Joseph Misomali saw it happen. “We were at home when we heard people shouting close to our house," he said, speaking to VOA by phone. "Then I ran to the place only to find seven people being...

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