4:28pm , Saturday 6th June 2020

Fake Diagnosis

16 June 2019

Thousands of desperate Mauritanian families respond to advertisements put out by Sharia Ruqia centers promising they can cure diseases that doctors cannot by decoding magic and warding off the evil eye. The ministries of Health and of Islamic Affairs hesitate to monitor these claims or the centers despite a 1983 law that criminalizes sorcery because of the thin cover of religion over them