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Ghosts of Kanungu - a book by Vokes, Richard

Ghosts of Kanungu

Fertility, Secrecy and Exchange in the Great Lakes of East Africa

Ghosts of Kanungu( )
Author: Vokes, Richard
Series title:African Anthropology Ser.
ISBN:978-1-84701-072-8
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Imprint:James Currey
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $34.95
Book Description:

On 17 March 2000 several hundred members of a charismatic Christian sect, the Movement for the Restoration of the Ten Commandments of God (MRTC), burnt to death in the group's headquarters in the Southwest Ugandan village of Kanungu. Days later the Ugandan police discovered a series of mass graves containing over 400 bodies on various other properties belonging to the sect. Was this mass suicide or mass murder? Based on eight years of historical and ethnographic research, Ghosts of...
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