Saturday, January 10, 2009

Suspected Witch Burned Alive

Woman suspected of witchcraft burned alive

Horrifying:

...(CNN) -- A woman in rural Papua New Guinea was bound and gagged, tied to a log and set ablaze on a pile of tires this week, possibly because villagers suspected her of being a witch, police said Thursday...

1 comment:

Riverwolf, said...

Just awful. I just can't even begin to imagine suffering like that--or that I could be so fearful of someone that I would do such a thing.

That poor woman--and if she was such a powerful witch, why couldn't she spirit herself away to safety? Well, if there's any kind of justice, maybe she'll curse her assailants from the afterlife....