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UN Concerned about Surge in Mob Killings in Malawi

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has expressed grave concern over a surge of mob killings in Malawi against people accused of murder and, in some cases, suspected of witchcraft.  U.N. monitors say at least 16 people reportedly have been killed across Malawi over the past two months. The U.N. human rights office says it does not know what is triggering the increase in killings. In one instance, according to spokeswoman Cecile Pouilly, a mob...

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