Hundreds of children in west African communities in the U.K. are tortured, in belief, possessed by evil spirits, according to Sub-culture Alternatives Freedom Foundation website. A recent torture-murder of a 15 year old London boy by his sister and partner heightens concern of Kindoki as reported in Metro London article, “Police warn children at risk over return of witch-finders.” Sky News tells story of 14-year old Lionel Paka Makola thrown out by angered father, who was advised by pastor, son was a witch for taking a pen and reason father failed to get promotion. A Kinshasa Congo street ministry aided in reconciliation of Lionel with family, after six month alone on streets, fending for himself. There is also a five minute video of witchcraft practices today in Kinshasa, although officially outlawed in the Congo.
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