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Developing Insecurity: Sorcery, Witchcraft and Melanesian Economic Development

There are compelling reasons for development practitioners to see sorcery and witchcraft as a serious human rights issue, particularly when it leads to accus

Sorcery Cases in Papua New Guineas Village Courts: Legal Innovation Part IV

This In Brief argues that the repeal of Papua New Guinea's Sorcery Act 1971 has been functionally irrelevant for village courts, which face the issue of sorc

Using Mobile Phones to Track Anti-Witchcraft Violence in Papua New Guinea

This In Brief outlines the role new mobile phone– based research techniques can play in addressing this information deficit.

New Draft National Action Plan to Address Sorcery Accusation–Related Violence in Papua New Guinea

In 2013, widespread publicity given to the deaths of two women accused of witchcraft in Papua New Guinea (PNG) drew international and national attention to t

Sorcery and Witchcraft in Papua New Guinea: Problems in Definition

In this In Brief, Associate Professor Richard Eves unpacks the lack of definitional clarity that currently exists around the terms sorcery and witchcraft in the Papua New Guinea context.

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