cbs5.com, Dana King, 27 May 2010
Hawabu Tarana is serving a life sentence, based solely on an accusation. Through a translator, I ask her, “Are you a witch?” “I denied it, but they didn’t believe me. So I’ve accepted,” is the sad reply. Continue reading
The Star-Ledger, New Jersey/March 6, 2006, Sherry Amatenstein
Yendi, Ghana — Mariama Bawa is a witch.
At least that’s what her family members say. They believe she caused her 25-year-old son to be struck and killed by lightning, so they have sent her here, to the Ngani witches camp in the northern lands of this West Africa country. Continue reading
Conditions at the Witches Camps in the Northern Region are still nothing good to write home about. They have rather deteriorated. At least one thousand women accused of being Witches are incarcerated in four different locations in the northern region.
GhanaWeb. 6 May 2010
Some 1,020 members of the Kukuo alleged witches camp have passionately appealed to NADMO and the Nanumba North District assembly to assist them rebuild their households numbering about 75 which were destroyed by heavy storm recently. Continue reading
The plight of children in the witches camps of Northern Ghana calls for urgent action to redress the situation. From PeaceFMOnline (Ghana) Continue reading
From PeaceFMOnline (Ghana) 5 May 2010.
The Women’s Initiative for Self Empowerment (WISE) and the World Vision – Ghana have kicked against a witches’ camp at Nabuli in the Gushegu District of the Northern Region where inmates are alleged to be practicing prostitution for their survival.