REMEMBER THEIR NAMES – Victims of witch-hunts in South Africa 2000 to 2018

  The following represents available published news reports of witch-hunts in South Africa for the periods 2000 to 2018. * Reports covering the period 2006 to 2009 have not been included here. This content is regularly updated. Many more witchcraft accusations and witch-hunts
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SAPRA submission: National Action Plan 2016

SAPRA Submission on the National Action Plan to combat Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance Submitted to Ms. Danaline Franzman, Chief Director: Social Justice and Participatory Democracy, Department of Justice and Constitutional Development on 30 August 2016. The South African Pagan
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Zuma: Independents are treacherous witches

The Editor – Independent Online – www.iol.co.za The South African Pagan Rights Alliance strongly objects to the implied incitement of violence against independent candidates as “witches” by President Zacob Zuma. Zuma: Independents are treacherous witcheshttp://www.iol.co.za/news/politics/zuma-independents-are-treacherous-witches-2050163 Bongani Hans | 27 Jul 2016Durban –
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SALRC finds Witchcraft Suppression Act unconstitutional

The new Issue Paper released by the South African Law Reform Commission has confirmed the following:a) the Witchcraft Suppression Act’s prohibition of identifying as a witch and professing knowledge of witchcraft is unconstitutional, and b) the Act’s prohibition of engaging in divination’s
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Update: Review of Witchcraft Suppression Act

SAPRA has received an update from the South African Law Reform Commission, on the review of the Witchcraft Suppression Act.   See: http://www.justice.gov.za/salrc/media/20160119-prj135-dp139-WitchcraftSuppression.pdf   All stakeholders (existing or new) are invited to submit comment on the new draft PROHIBITION OF HARMFUL PRACTICES ASSOCIATED WITH WITCHCRAFT BELIEFS
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