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Child sorcery accusations in DR Congo 'increasing'

Unicef says there has been a dramatic increase in reported cases of children accused of witchcraft in eastern DR Congo.

The children's charity says such accusations are now one of the fastest growing child protection issues in the country.

A law passed there recently has outlawed such accusations which have led some children to be burned, stoned or stabbed.

Mike Thomson reports from Goma in eastern DR Congo on the children accused of sorcery.


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