Monday, April 24, 2006

Zimbabwe Outlaws Witchcraft

For the first time in Zimbabwe's history, witchcraft will be illegal. The Witchcraft Suppression Act, approved this week by President Robert Mugabe, allows for fines or prison sentences to be imposed on anyone practicing witchcraft.
Rumania, on the other hand, has made witchcraft a legitimate occupation.

See also this article at newzimbabwe.com.

4 comments:

FreeThinker said...

I guess Zimbabwe does not separate church and state!

SME said...

Not a bit. It's supposedly a parliamentary democray, but recently a priest was forced to step down because he allowed an opponent of Mugabe to attend his church services.

Wandering Coyote said...

Don't they practice female circumcision there? Good God.

SME said...

Not the "funnest" place on earth, not by a long shot!