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Fury towards PNG authorities after sorcery-related attack on young girl in Enga

The latest victim of sorcery related violence in Papua New Guinea is a six year old girl who's being treated in hospital for serious burns after members of her community tortured her with hot knives.

Lack of funding hindering efforts to combat accusations of sorcery in PNG

Papua New Guinea's National Executive Council passed the Sorcery National Action Plan in 2015 but a forum in Port Moresby on Friday heard it has not been funded since.

Leading PNG journalists raising awareness of harmful coverage of sorcery-related incidents

The portrayal of sorcery accusation-related violence in the local PNG media will come under scrutiny at "Yumi Sanap Strong", a public forum in Port Moresby later this week.

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