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 ...
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 ...
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
Jul 15, 2016 ... 16th century witch hunts still serve as a roadmap of rape culture.
From the witch-hunts of Salem to the communist hunts of the McCarthy era to the
... a time when the hunt for child abusers has become a national pathology.
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 ...
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 ...