Monday 23 November 2020

News: Witchcraft Persecutions in History and Now


 This round-up of news stories shows that while modern pagan witchcraft is relatively mainstream in many countries, persecution of old women accused of being witches still takes place in some. There are also news stories about modern looks at historic witch trials and a commemoration of the past:

"Song about witch trials released by descendant of one of the victims" - Story at East Lothian Courier:  (You listen to the song on video at YouTube, shared above)

"This Exhibit About Witch Hunting Is Not About Donald Trump (But It's Still Politically Spellbinding)" - story at Forbes:

"Branded 'witch', 70-year-old woman tortured at Assam tea garden, sustains injuries" - story at The New Indian Express: 

"Gender Ministry announces plans to disband witch camps" - story at Ghana Business News:

"Kenyans: Stop Burning Witches, Witchcraft Is Superstition By Leo Igwe" - story at

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