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 ... Even as India modernizes, witchcraft accusations are common, leading to the
murders of over 2,000 people, mostly women, in the last 15 years.
Dec 5, 2015 ... Areas that had the greatest social and political turmoil were those that also
persecuted the greatest number of witches. Most witch hunts were ...
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.
Sep 25, 2014 ... Attacks on people accused of practicing witchcraft in Papua New Guinea have
typically targeted women, but now, more men are becoming ...
Oct 16, 2013 ... The lunacy of historical witch hunts has been redirected in our times ... Modern
day witch hunts should be scrutinized just as closely as the ...
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 30, 2015 ... Modern-day witch hunts happen in Africa, the Pacific, Latin America and even in
the U.S. and Europe, writes Mitch Horowitz for the New York ...
Jan 21, 2011 ... On the other hand, there are thousands of victims of witch hunts. People accused
of witchcraft, if they survive their ordeal at all, often end up ...
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 ...