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End child sacrifice in Uganda

Eligibility - Queensland citizens

Principal Petitioner:

Karen Lewis
PO Box 1200
MARYBOROUGH QLD 4650

Total Signatures - 198

Sponsoring Member: Chris Foley MP

Posting Date: 21/10/2011

Closing Date: 30/11/2011

Tabled Date: 1/12/2011

Responded By: Hon Phil Reeves MP on 21/12/2011

TO: The Honourable the Speaker and Members of the Legislative Assembly of Queensland

This petition of citizens of Queensland draws to the attention of the House the fact that child sacrifice in Uganda is on the increase. This is an intensely disturbing phenomenon that is driven by superstition, exploitation, witchcraft, and extreme poverty. We acknowledge the steps already taken by the Ugandan government to tackle this issue, but believe more needs to be done.

 

Your petitioners therefore request the House to petition President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda and The Speaker of the Ugandan Parliament to use all the influence of their high office to end this 21st century evil and introduce new laws to protect children from the crime of Child Sacrifice.