Witch-hunts are today practiced in modern times throughout the world. While
prevalent in all continents, hot-spots of current witch-hunting are India, Papua
Feb 24, 2016 ... The victims, nearly all of them women, have been swept up in modern-day witch
hunts, often accused by a neighbor or family member who ...
A modern day witch hunt is described by Care 2 as a situation where a mob
mentality attacks someone or something while operating on dubious premises.
Oct 22, 2015 ... The Crucible” seems to resonate with every era in which it is performed. How do
accusation, evidence and hysteria combine in an age of big ...
Oct 16, 2013 ... The dragnets against these groups reveal more about the hunters than the
hunted. Modern day witch hunts should be scrutinized just as ...
Jan 21, 2011 ... So-called “witch hunters” have been known to kill those accused of witchcraft with
a so-called poisonous “tea.” In one town in Zambia, a witch ...
Jul 15, 2010 ... It's the stuff of fiction. A vigilante group with a vaguely patriotic name creates a list
with the help of someone—perhaps a disgruntled ...
Oct 30, 2013 ... But unbeknownst to many Westerners, modern-day witch-hunts are still occurring
in the developing world and are heavily linked to female ...
The modern practice of witch hunting in India includes violence and beliefs that
have led to the torture and murder of alleged witches. ... India represents a
modern-day paradox. On the one .... Women are not the only victims in witch
Sep 12, 2011 ... It was Pakpema Bleg's own family who first accused her of practicing witchcraft.
Her nephew had accidentally pricked his finger on a needle, ...