Posted by: APO | 18 December 2015

UN report urges Liberia to act over traditional practices that violate human rights

A UN report released today documents the negative impact on human rights of some traditional and cultural practices in Liberia, including female genital mutilation, forced initiation into secret societies, accusations of witchcraft, trials by ordeal and ritualistic killing. The report*, released by the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights,… Read more on


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