Thursday 20 February 2020

News: Witches, Witchcraft and Witch Hunts

Here is a round-up of recent news stories and review of books on witches, witchcraft and witch hunts in history and current times:

"Witches, child killers and brothel keepers - and the injustices of being a woman" - story at Scotland on Sunday about a new exhibition in Aberdeen called Outcasts, on women and crime:

"The Bargarran Witches – Devil's Marks, curses and the witch trials of 1697" - a look at witchcraft history at Glasgow Live:

"Bangladesh: Woman branded as witch, blamed for husband's death" - story at Gulf News:

"Hanged for witchcraft: book gives rare insight into 17th Century witch trials" - news story about the auction of a rare book, at ITV News:

"A Deadly Storm, a Witch Hunt and a Village Without Men" - a look at a novel, the Mercies, based on the witch trials in Vardo, Norway:

"Mannequin wearing witch's costume appears in County Square shopping centre" - story at Kent Online:

"YouTube witch has 'more followers than the Church of England'" - story at the Daily Star:

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