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Witchcraft and Sorcery-Related Killings in Melanesia: The Legal Issues

Forsyth, Miranda


This brief summarises the main legal issues debated during the three-day conference on Sorcery and Witchcraft Related Killings: Culture, Law and Human Rights Perspectives, held at the Australian National University in June 2013.1 The conference was multidisciplinary, and was well represented from the legal perspective with speakers from the law reform commissions of Vanuatu, Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea, four speakers from the Papua New Guinea office of Public Prosecutor and several...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Dept. of Pacific Affairs (DPA) formerly State, Society and Governance in Melanesia (SSGM) Program
Date published: 2013
Type: Working/Technical Paper
Access Rights: Open Access


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