oa Codicillus - Witchcraft Violence and the Law in South Africa, John Hund (ed) : book review

Volume 45, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0010-020X



Extracted from text ... 79 Witchcraft Violence and the Law in South Africa John Hund (ed), Protea Book House, 2003 pp 175, price R120.00, soft cover This book was largely drawn from material that was published in 2001 by the University of the North in a special issue of the African legal studies monograph series. The impetus for the collection of articles seems to have come from the 1996 Commission into Witchcraft Violence and Ritual Murders in the Northern Province, known as the Ralushai Commission. Many of the articles in the book discuss and comment on the Ralushai Commission and provide a sound introduction to the topic of witchcraft violence. It is a ..

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