(CNN) — Around 1,000 people accused of being witches in Gambia have been locked up in secret detention centers and forced to drink a dangerous hallucinogenic potion, according to human rights organization Amnesty International.
A bit of a time warp to the Salem witch trials of 1692. Crazy stuff in 2009. But I suppose it is not much of a stretch for people who can believe in gods, devils, angels, spirits and/or miracles. Why not witches, spells and curses? People can be so delusional, it’s scary.