Centre Malemba Yulu, a traditional psychiatric institution led by the Prophet Mbetado. Patients are chained to engine parts - to restain/detain them for the duration of the treatment as well to give symbolic weight to the eventual cure and release. Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, 2003
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